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Watching Work…from Home

Watching Work…from Home
Selfless: The Social construction of You
December 27, 2023

With so many of us now working at home or on a hybrid schedule, the line between our employment and our personal lives has been blurring. What does work/life balance mean when the boundaries keep shifting? What does our nostalgia for pre-pandemic workplace comedies like The Office say about who we are and who we used to be? And is the dystopian drama series Severance a warning or a kind of wish fulfillment?

Brian Lowery

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Brian Lowery is a Professor of Organizational Behavior and a social psychologist by training. He received his doctorate from UCLA in 2001 with a minor in statistical methods.

Dr. Pamela Rutledge

Dr. Pamela Rutledge

Director, Fielding Graduate University
Dr. Pamela Rutledge

Katie Glasser

Katie Glasser

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