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Janet Barnes-Farrell, Ph.D.photo of Janet Barnes-Farrell, Ph.D.

Academic Title
Professor of Psychology
Director, Industrial Psychology Applications Center

Ph.D. Psychology, Pennsylvania State University

Primary Appointment
Department of Psychology, UConn-Storrs

Research Interests
Aging and work
Performance appraisal
Retirement decisions
Work-life issues

Selected Publications
Matthews, R. A., Bulger, C. A., & Barnes-Farrell, J. L.  (2010).  Work social supports, role stressors, and work-family conflict:  The moderating effect of age.  Journal of Vocational Behavior, 76, 78-90.

Barnes-Farrell, J. & Matthews, R.  (2007).  Age and work attitudes.  In K. Shultz & G. Adams (Editors).  Aging and work in the 21st century (pp. 139-162).  Mahwah, NJ:  LEA Laurence Erlbaum Associates.

Barnes-Farrell, J.  Older  worker issues.  (2006).  In S. Rogelberg & C. Reeves (Editors). The Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Vol. 2 (pp. 531-534). Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications.

Barnes-Farrell, J. & Dugan, A.  (2006).  Using “downtime” activities to manage the stresses of demanding work and life situations:  Do older workers benefit most?    In J. Houdmont & S. Mcintyre (Eds.)  7th Conference of the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology:  Proceedings. 8-10 November 2006. (pp. 271-272 [Abst.]).  ISMAI:  Castelo da Maia, Portugal.

Barnes-Farrell, J. L.  (2005).  Older Workers.  In J. Barling, K. Kelloway & M. Frone (Editors), Handbook of work stress (pp. 431-454).  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Press.

Barnes-Farrell, J. L.,  Bobko, N., Fischer, F., Iskra-Golec, I., Kaliterna, L, & Tepas, D.  (2004).  Comparisons of work ability for health care workers in five nations. In J. Ilmarinen & S. Lehtinen (Eds.)  Past, Present and Future of Work Ability:  Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Work Ability (pp. 76-82).  People and Work, Research Reports 65.  Helsinki:  Finnish Institute of Occupational Health. 

Barnes-Farrell, J. L.  (2003).  Beyond health and wealth:  Attitudinal and other influences on retirement decision-making.  In G. Adams  & T. Beehr (Editors), Retirement:  Reasons, processes, and results (pp. 159-187) .  New York:  Springer. 

Barnes-Farrell, J. L., Rumery, S. M., & Swody, C. A.  (2002).   How do concepts of age relate to work and off-the-job stresses and strains?  A field study of health care workers in five nations.  Experimental Aging Research, 28, 87-98.

Contact Information
Phone: 860-486-5929
Email: Janet.Barnes-Farrell@uconn.edu

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