Madonna Harrington Meyer
Madonna Harrington Meyer is a Professor of Sociology and a Senior Research Associate at the Center for Policy Research. She is Laura J. and L. Douglas
Meredith Professor of Teaching Excellence, as well as Faculty Affiliate at
the Aging Studies Institute. Madonna is co-editor, with Ynesse Abdul-Malak, of Grandparenting
in the United States (2016). She is co-editor with Elizabeth
Daniele of Gerontology: Changes, Challenges, and Solutions (2016). Madonna is author of Grandmothers at Work: Juggling Families and Jobs
(2014), and co-author of Market Friendly or Family Friendly? The State
and Gender Inequality in Old Age (2007), both of which won the
Gerontological Society of America’s Kalish Book Award. She is editor of Care Work:
Gender, Labor, and the Welfare State (2000), and co-editor, with Jennifer Karas Montez, of the Baywood
Society and Aging Series. In 2016, she was named winner of the
American Sociological Association (ASA) Section on Aging and the Life Course (SALC)
Matilda White Riley Distinguished Scholar Award.
Professor Harrington Meyer received her master's degree in sociology at the University of Minnesota in 1987, and her Ph.D. in sociology from Florida State University in 1991.
Gerontology: Changes, Challenges, and Solutions. Madonna Harrington
Meyer, Elizabeth A. Daniele, (2016), (Editors). Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger
Grandparenting in the
United States. Madonna Harrington Meyer and Ynesse Abdul-Malak,(
2016), (Editors). Amityville, NY: Baywood Press. https://www.routledge.com/Grandparenting-in-the-United-States/Meyer-Abdul-Malak/p/book/9780895038753
Grandmothers at Work:
Juggling Families and Jobs. Madonna Harrington Meyer, (2014). New
York, NY: NYU Press. http://nyupress.org/books/9780814729472/ *Winner, GSA Kalish Book Award, 2014.
Market Friendly or Family Friendly? The State and Gender Inequality in Old
Age. Madonna Harrington Meyer and Pamela Herd, New York,
Russell Sage (2007). https://www.russellsage.org/publications/market-friendly-or-family-friendly-1
GSA Kalish Book Award, 2008.
Work: Gender, Labor and the Welfare State. Madonna Harrington Meyer, New
York, Routledge Press (2000). https://www.routledge.com/Care-Work-Gender-Labor-and-the-Welfare-State/Meyer/p/book/9780415925426