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Patricia M. Raskin

Professional Background

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., New York University
  • M.Ed., Pennsylvania State University
  • B.S., Pennsylvania State University
  • Scholarly Interests

  • Career development of adults (especially women).
  • Identity.
  • Work/family issues.
  • Retirement.
  • Selected Publications

    Raskin, P. M. (2006). Women, work and family: Three studies of the relationship between working mothers and the workforce.  American Behavioral Scientist, 49(10),1354-1381

    Raskin, P.M. (2005). Confident communication. In E.L. Rigolosi, Management and leadership in nursing and health care: An experiential approach. New York: Springer.

    Raskin, P. M. (2002). Identity in adulthood: Reflections on recent theory and research. Identity, 2, 101-108.

    Raskin, P. M. (2002). Career development of women. Work-Family Encyclopedia. Retrieved, from the World Wide Web:

    Coard, S., Breland, A., & Raskin, P. (2002). Perceptions of and preferences for skin color, Black racial identity, and self-esteem among African Americans. Journal of Applied Social Psychology.

    Klugman, C. G., McCullough, R. B., & Raskin, P. M. (2000). Work and Family and Coping: Hall's model revisited. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC, August.

    Raskin, P. M. (2000). The women, work and family project: The first two studies. Paper presented at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC, February.

    Raskin, P. M. (1999). The women, work and family project. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA, August.

    Raskin, P. M. (1998). Career Maturity: The construct's validity, vitality, and viability. Career Development Quarterly, 47, 32-35.

    Raskin, P. M., Kummel, P., & Bannister, T. (1998). The relationship between coping styles, attachment, and career salience in partnered working women with children. Journal of Career Assessment, 6, 403-416.

    Raskin, P. M. (1998). The women, work, and family project. Paper presented at the Work and Family Conference: Today's realities and tomorrow's visions, Boston, MA, November.



    biographical information

    Professor Raskin holds a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from NYU, and an Ed.M., and B.S. in rehabilitation education from Penn State. She has served in a number of administrative capacities at Teachers College, including terms as Department Chair, Program Coordinator, and Training Director of the APA- approved doctoral program in Counseling Psychology. She has also served on the Psychology Board of the State of New York. Professor Raskin has consulted to a number of non-profit and for-profit organizations. Her work centers around the career development of women, with a focus on work and family. She has recently completed two studies funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, addressing the issues of individual differences in organizational and familial contexts. Her articles have appeared in the Journal of Vocational Behavior, the Journal of Career Assessment, and the Career Development Quarterly. She is the co-editor of the teaching resources component of the Sloan Work Family Research Network, served on the editorial board of Identity, and is an ad hoc reviewer for several other journals. She has made numerous conference presentations as well.

    ORLJ 5020: Special topics in Organizational Psychology

    Faculty. New and emerging developments, practices, and concerns in the field of social-organizational psychology are examined and evaluated. Topics are announced in the schedules distributed each semester.

    ORLJ 5310: Preparation for Coaching

    The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the basic structure and techniques of interviewing and listening. The course is largely experiential and is intended for students who have little or no background or experience in counseling or coaching.

    ORL 6010: Work/Family Issues: A multidisciplinary approach

    Work/family issues are critical topics for families, employers, policymakers, and researchers/ educators. They include issues such as job flexibility, parental leave, unemployment and employment transitions, telecommuting, job sharing, dual careers, and the timing of childbearing. Adopting a multidisciplinary approach, this course introduces students to the concepts the emerging field of work/family scholarship.

    ORLJ 6341: Research workgroup in social-organizational psychology: Work/Family Issues

    Permission required. Limited to doctoral students. Topics are announced in the preliminary and final course schedules distributed each semester.

    Centers and Projects

    Office of Doctoral Studies

    Patricia M. Raskin appeared in the following articles:

    Business, But Not as Usual (2/9/2009)