Matissa Hollister

Title: 
Assistant Professor, Organizational Behaviour
Matissa Hollister
Contact Information
Phone: 
514-398-4269
Email address: 
matissa.hollister [at] mcgill.ca
Alternate email address: 
linda.foster [at] mcgill.ca
Address: 

Bronfman Building [Map]
1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Montreal, Quebec
Canada
H3A 1G5

Degree(s): 

PhD, Sociology and Social Policy, Harvard University, USA
Master, City Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
BA, Urban Studies, Architecture, and Urban Planning, USA

 

Area(s): 
Organizational Behaviour
Office: 
539
Curriculum vitae: 
Group: 
Faculty
Tenured & Tenure Track
Research areas: 
Career Management
Changing Nature of Work & Retirement
Comparative Labour & Industrial Policies
Data Analytics
Employment Instability & Insecurity
Human Resource Management
Labour Force & Labour Market
Managerial Careers
Organizational Theory
Trends in Career Patterns
Work & Family
Selected publications: 

Papers in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Hollister, Matissa N. (2015). “Professions at the Helm or Left Behind? Trends in the Occupations of College Graduates Since WWII.” Journal of Education and Work 28(3):301-331.

Hollister, Matissa N. and Kristin E. Smith (2014). "Unmasking the conflicting trends in job tenure by gender in the United States, 1983-2010." American Sociological Review 79(1):159-181.

Hollister, Matissa N. (2012) “Employer and Occupational Instability in Two Cohorts of the National Longitudinal Surveys” The Sociological Quarterly. 53(2): 238-263.

Hollister, Matissa N. (2011). “Employment Stability in the U.S. Labor Market: Rhetoric vs. Reality.” Annual Review of Sociology. 37(1):305-324.

Hollister, Matissa N. (2009) “Is Optimal Matching Sub-Optimal?” Sociological Methods & Research 38(2):235-264.

Hollister, Matissa N. (2004). “Does Firm Size Matter Anymore? The New Economy and the Causes of the Firm Size Wage Effect.” American Sociological Review 69(5):659-676.

Books and Edited Volumes

 

Chapters in Books

 

Awards, honours, and fellowships: 

Awards

Fellowships

2010: Visiting Scholar, The Stanford Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality

2006: Fellow, Summer Institute on Economy and Society: Trajectories of Capitalism, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences

1999-2005: Doctoral Fellow, Harvard Multidisciplinary Program on Inequality and Social Policy. The National Science Foundation Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship Program.

Grants

2010-2012: “Corporate Downsizing and Restructuring in the United States, 1971-present” National Science Foundation

2008: “Corporate Downsizing and Restructuring in the United States, 1971-present” Social Science Research Grant, Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy Research, Dartmouth College

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