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(989) 774-1363Image of Elizabeth Ann Whitaker
email: whita1ea@cmich.edu


  • Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2011
  • M.B.A., Villanova University, 1992 
  • B.S., James Madison University, 1988

Areas of Teaching Expertise

  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Research Methods
  • Family and Society
  • Sociology of Work

Research Interests

  • Intersection of Work and Family
  • Family Economic Decision Making
  • Gender and Economy

Selected Publications

  • Whitaker, Elizabeth Ann and Janet Bokemeier, (2018), "Spousal, Family and Gender Effects on Expected Retirement Age for Married Pre-Retirees in the U.S." Journal of Family and Economic Issues. 39(3)L 371-385.
  • Whitaker, Elizabeth Ann, December (2016), "Moving On to Stay Put: Employee Relocation in the Face of Employment Insecurity", Invited chapter in peer-reviewed book Beyond The Cubicle: Insecurity Culture and the Flexible Self, edited by Allison Pugh, Oxford 
  • Whitaker, Elizabeth Ann and Janet Bokemeier. (2014), "Patterns in Income Source Expectations in Retirement", Research on Aging, 36(4):467-496. doi:10.1177/0164027513501700