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2010, March 18. Author-meets-critics - The changing face of medicine: Women doctors and the evolution of health care in America. Disscuant at the 80th Annual Meeting, Eastern Sociological Society, Economic crisis and new social realities, Boston, MA.

2010, May 30,  Barnett, R., & Besen, E. T. Gender, age and job satisfaction: The effects of job conditions. Paper presented at the 2010 Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, Boston, MA.

 2010, October 21,  Families with school age children. Presider at The Future of Children - Work and Family Balance, Princeton, NJ.

2009, April 16. A mediational pathway linking usable flexibility, caregiving concerns, and health-promoting behavior. Paper presented at the 3rd International Community, Work & Family, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

2009, April 16. Dual-earner parents, after-school concerns, and job disruptions.

2009, May 1. Women 2009: Where have we come and the challenges ahead. Keynote presentation at the Judith Sargent Murray's 258th Birthday Lecture, Gloucester, MA.

2009, May 13. Women's journey toward equality: Where we are and the path ahead. Paper presented at the Persisting Inequalities: The importance of feminist research in contemporary society, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA.

2009, May 18. Barnett, R., Gareis, K., & Brennan,  What are the pathways linking work and family demands to psychological distress. Paper presented at the The Regional Research Institute, Center for Work-Family Stress, Safety, and Health, Portland State University, Portland, OR. Keeping employed caregivers to elders and other adults on the job and healthy. Paper presented at the Older Workers and Social Policy in the 21st Century: International, National, and Regional Perspectives, UMass Boston, MA.

2009, October 8. How misconceptions about innate sex differences promote sex segregation in public education. Paper presented at the Research on Women and Education, Birmingham, AL.

2009. What are the pathways linking work and family demands to psychological distress? Paper presented at the Work, Stress and Health 2009, Puerto Rico.

2009. What are the pathways linking work and family demands to psychological distress? Paper presented at the Work, Stress and Health 2009, Puerto Rico.

2009. How misconceptions about innate sex differences promote sex segregation in public education. Paper presented at the Research on Women and Education, Birmingham, AL.

2008, February 15, The truth about boys and girls: Gender myths and education. Invited, Summit School, NC at Staff Development Day.

2008, March 6. Usable flexibility, caregiving concerns, and health behavior: A mediational pathway. Work, Stress, and Health 2008: Health and Safe Work Through Research, Practice, and Partnerships, Washington, DC.

2008, March 7, Work-family enrichment buffers relationships linking work-family conflict to well-being. Work, Stress, and Health 2008: Health and Safe Work Through Research, Practice, and Partnerships Washington, D.C.

2008, March 7, Dual-earner parents, After-school concerns, and job disruptions. Work, Stress, and Health 2008: Health and Safe Work Through Research, Practice, and Partnerships, Washington, DC.

2008, April 11, Women in Science: Against all odds. Invited, Conference on the Legacy and Future of Feminism, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

2008, April 25, Gender, leadership, & the natural order. Keynote, Iowa Women's Leadership Summit, Iowa State University.

2008, May 6, Community, families, and work. Sloan 2008 Panel Meeting on "Work-Family Issues for Parents of Children with Disabilities", Boston College.

2008, July 28, Developing early interventions to encourage gender equity in STEM careers. Paper presented at the AGELE - Association for Gender Equity Leadership in Education Conference, Peabody, MA.

2008, August 15, 2008, Usable flexibility - not flexibility - makes the difference: A study of older workers.2008, September 16, The truth about boys and girls. Paper presented at the Women and Gender Studies Presentation, MIT, Cambridge, MA.

2008, October 24. How can employed caregivers with elder-care responsibilities stay on the job. Paper presented at the The Ann Richards Invitational Roundtable on Gender and the Media, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA.

2008, November 12, Community resource solution: Parental concerns, psychological distress, and work experience. Paper presented at the Kentucky Psychological Association's Work, family, and community: Shared responsibilities, Louisville, KY

2008, November 12, Men, Women, Work, and Family: An Expansionist Theory. Paper presented at the Kentucky Psychological Association's Work, family, and community: Shared responsibilities, Louisville, KY

2008, November 17. Women's journey toward equality: Where we are and the path ahead. Paper presented at the Anne Roe, Harvard, Cambridge, MA.

2008. March 28-30, Here we go again! Paper presented at the Women, Action & the Media: A Conference for Journalists, Activists & Everyone WAM!2008, MIT, Cambridge, MA.

2007, January 31, Challenges Facing Working Families with School-age Children: A Large and Relatively Understudied Population. Invited, Center on the Everyday Lives of Family (CELF), UCLA

2007, March 2, Gender Myths & Education. Invited, NAIS Annual Conference, People, Planet, Purpose: Leading the Way to a Sustainable Future, Denver, CO.

2007, March 6, Broadening the research net: Psychosocial risk factors for psychological distress. Invited, Workshop on Women and Sleep, Washington, DC.

2007, March 15, Parental concerns about after-school time (PCAST): Antecedents and Correlates? Invited, Harvard's Family & Children Research Workshop, Boston, MA.

2007, March 31, Gender Myths and the Media, Women Action and the Media (W.A.M.), MIT, Boston, MA.

2007, April 12, Does Community Resource Fit Matter to Fathers? A Study of Employed Fathers of School-aged Children. II Community, Work and Family Conference, Lisbon, Portugal.

2007, April 12, When your work arrangements work for you: A study of employed women with school aged children. A Study of Employed Women with School-aged Children. II Community, Work and Family Conference, Lisbon, Portugal.

2007, May 5, Understanding the Role of Pervasive Negative Gender Stereotypes: What Can be Done?. Keynote, The Way Forward-Women in Science, Heidelberg, Germany.

2007, September 6, The truth about boys and girls: Gender myths and education. Invited, Appleby College, Oakville, Canada.

2007, October 1; Barnett, R. C., Women in Science then and now: From stone walls to invisible walls. Invited, Women in Science, Washington, DC.

2007, October 5, As the twig is bent: Early and powerful influences on whether girls choose careers in math and science. Invited, Boston University Women in Science and Engineering (BU WISE).

2007, November 8, Parental concerns about after-school time, job disruptions, and the agile workplace: A study of employed fathers and mothers. Invited, The workplace of the future: Reconciling pregnancy, parenting and employment, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. Listen to Dr. Barnett's talk at http://crisispregnancy.ie/seminars.html

2006, March 2, Mother's Shiftwork and Father's Parenting: A within-families study. NIOSH Work, Stress and Health Conference, Miami, FL.

2006, March 9, Women, Leadership and Natural Order. 5th Annual Leadership Conference, Harvard University's Center for Leadership, Boston, MA

2006, March 22, Effects of Maternal Shift Work on Mothers, Fathers and Children's Well Being. Invited, Brigham Young University, UT

2006, March 25, Community: The Missing Link in the Work-Family Literature. Invited, Work and Family Conference, Claremont Colleges, CA

2006, June 14, Is There a "Boy Crisis" in Education? Invited, Co-Education, Knight Center, Univ. of MD.

2006, June 28, Single Sex Schools: A Biological Imperative? Benefits of Co-Education Conference, Wellington College, UK.

2006, Sept. 18, Women Leaders in Politics, Business and the Military: A Challenge to the Belief in the Natural Order. Invited, Distinguished Scholar Series, The New Hampshire Institute of Politics.

2006, Oct. 2, Same Difference. Keynote presenter at the Red Dress Day, Marywood University, Scranton, PA.

2006, Nov. 6, Same Difference. Invited, Furman University, Charlotte, SC.

2006, November 29, The Status of Boys: Crisis or Not? Invited, Columbia University School of Journalism, NY.

2006, December 6, Catalyst Media Event. After School Worries: Tough on Parents; Bad for Business

2006, December 14, You Want What? Paper presented at the Women's Studies Research Center, Brandeis.

2005, March 14, The trouble with work time. International Centre for Health and Society, University College, London, UK

2005, May 13, Family Work Hours and Family Well-Being. 4th Annual Invitational Journalism-Work/Family Conference, Boston, MA

2005, September 22, The Power of Disbelief: Gender Myths in our Culture. Harvard Divinity School

2005, October 28, Confronting Myths about Men and Women in Couples Therapy. Invited, Treating Couples Seminar, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA

2005, March 16-18, The Relationship Between Nonstandard Work Schedules, Well-Being, and Psychological Distress: A Within-Couple Analysis. 1st International Conference: Community, Work, and Family: Change and Transformation, Manchester, UK.

2004, May 20-21, Gender Difference and Similarity in Personality and Social Behavior. 3rd Annual Invitational Journalism/Work-Family Conference, Boston, MA

2004, February 19-22, Community and Interpersonal Context: Creating Sustainable Careers for Dual-Earners: What is the Role of Community?. Sustainable Careers: New Options for a New 2004, July 28-August 1, Men are from Mars, Women are from You Know Where: A Debate about the Nature of Gender Differences. 112th Annual American Psychological Association Convention, Honolulu, HA

2004, July 28-August 1, Parental After-School Stress, Psychological Distress and Job Performance. 112th Annual American Psychological Association Convention, Honolulu, HA

2004, March 9, Part Time Work is Not a Panacea, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention. Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA

2004, April 29, Work Hours as a Predictor of Stress Outcomes, Long Working Hours, Safety and Health: Toward a National Research Agenda. National Conference, University of Maryland

2004, September 29, Same Difference, Families & Work Institute.

2004, December 3, Women and (Men's) Lives Outside of Work: Dependent Care and Community Resources. NORA Organization of Work and Women's Health Expert Panel Meeting, Cincinnati, OH.

Workforce Conference, New York, NY

2003, June 16-18, Community: The Missing Link in Work-Family Research. NIH-NICHD, Washington, DC

2003, March 20-24, Work, Stress and Health: New Challenges in a Changing Workplace. The Fifth Interdisciplinary Conference on Occupational Stress and Health, APA-NIOSH, Toronto, Canada

2003. February 28-March 1, Assessing an Unstudied Source of Stress Among Families with School-Aged Children. Academic Conference sponsored by the Business and Professional Women's Foundation and Community, Families & Work Program, Women's Studies Research Center at Brandeis Univ

2003, May 2-3, The 2nd Annual Invitational Journalism-Work/Family Conference, CFWP at Brandeis University and Department of Journalism, Boston University , Boston, MA

2002, June 26-29, Social Roles, Stress and Health. First European Conference, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

2002, February 7-9, Process, process, process. Annual Academic Conference of the Business and Professional Women's Foundation, San Francisco.

2002, February 7-9, A new look at old theories: New times call for new views. Annual Academic Conference of the Business and Professional Women's Foundation, San Francisco.

2002, February 7-9, Do long work hours always lead to work-family conflict? Annual Academic Conference of the Business and Professional Women's Foundation, San Francisco.

2002, May 9-11, How to make better use of reduced hours to retain knowledge workers: Personal, organizational, and societal strategies. European Academy of Management II, Stockholm.