The Faculty Workload and Rewards Project

Research, Writing, and Resources from Project Leaders


FWRP Papers, Reports and Webinars:

Misra, J., Kuvaeva, A., O’meara, K., Culpepper, D. K., & Jaeger, A. (2021). Gendered and racialized perceptions of faculty workloads. Gender & Society, 35(3), 358-394.

O'Meara, K., Beise, E., Culpepper, D., Misra, J., & Jaeger, A.J., (2021). Workload considerations in academic program review: An opportunity to advance equity. University of Maryland.

ACE Webinar, January 13, 2021.

O'Meara, K., Culpepper, D., Misra, J. & Jaeger, A. (2020, January 8th). Equity-Minded Faculty Workloads: What we Can and Should do Now. Washington-DC. ACE Report.

Webinar: Intractable Challenges in Faculty Workload, November 18, 2019. (PW: FWRP)

O’Meara, K., Beise, E., Culpepper, D., Misra, J. & Jaeger, A. (2020). Faculty Work Activity Dashboards: A Strategy to Increase Transparency. Change magazine. The Magazine of Higher Learning, 52:3, 34-42.

O’Meara, K., Jaeger, A., Misra, J. Lennartz, C. & Kuvaeva, A. (2018, December 19). Undoing disparities in faculty workloads: A randomized trial experiment. PLOS One 13(12).

O'Meara, K., Lennartz, C., Kuvaeva, A., Jaeger, A., Misra, J. (2019). Department Conditions and Practices Associated with Faculty Workload Satisfaction and Perceptions of Equity. The Journal of Higher Education, 1-29.

O’Meara, K., Misra, J., Jaeger, A.J., Culpepper, D. Needed: Allies for equitable faculty workloads. Inside Higher Ed.

Culpepper, D., Kilmer, S., O'Meara, K., Misra, J., & Jaeger, A.J. (2020). The Terrapin Time Initiative: A workshop to enhance alignment between faculty work priorities and time-use. Innovative Higher Education. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10755-019-09490-w


Project PI KerryAnn O’Meara on how faculty work is taken up, assigned, and rewarded:

O’Meara, K. (2018, May). The Hallway Ask. Inside Higher Ed.


O’Meara, K. (2018, June). Undoing the Can of Worms. Inside Higher Ed.


O’Meara, K. (2015, December). Flexible Workplace Agreements: Enabling Higher Education’s Strategic Advantage. TIAA-CREF Working Paper. Washington, D.C.

O’Meara, K. Kuvaeva, A., Nyunt, G., Jackson, R. & Waugaman, C. (2017). Asked More Often: Gender Differences in Faculty Workload in Research Universities and the Work Interactions that Shape Them. AERJ-SIA 54(6), 1154-1186.

O’Meara, K., Kuvaeva, A., & Nyunt, G. (2017). Constrained Choices: A View of Campus Service Inequality from Annual Faculty Reports. Journal of Higher Education, 5, 672-700.

O’Meara, K. (2016). Whose Problem is It? Gender Differences in Faculty Thinking about Campus Service. Teachers College Record, 118(8), 1-38.


Research on work-time inequality by Massachusetts State Leader and Sociologist Joya Misra and colleagues:

Joya Misra, Jennifer Lundquist, Elissa Dahlberg Holmes, and Stephanie Agiomavritis. “The Ivory Ceiling of Service Work.” Academe. 97(1): 22-26. (see also this report in Inside Higher Education on the research)

Joya Misra, Abby Templer, and Jennifer Lundquist. 2012. “Gender, Work-Time, and Care Responsibilities among Faculty.”  Sociological Forum. 29(2): 300-323.

Joya Misra, Abby Templer, and Jennifer Lundquist. 2010. Work-Time, Housework, Carework, and Work-Life Balance.


Press Resources:

Flaherty, C. (2018, January). Evening Things Out. Inside Higher Ed.

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