Jessica L. Garrett Mills

LIFE Michigan

LIFE Fellow from 2002 to 2007, University of Michigan


Dissertation completed in February 2007

Motivation in the Transition to Adulthood

(Advisors: Jacquelynne Eccles, Kai S. Cortina, & John Schulenberg)

Selected Publications

Garrett, J. L., & Eccles, J. S. (2009). Late-adolescent positive engagement: Relations to family and work transitions in the 20s. In I. Schoon & R. K. Silbereisen (Eds.), Transition from school to work (pp. 243–269). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Messersmith, E. E., Garrett, J. L., Davis-Kean, P. E., Malanchuk, O., & Eccles, J. S. (2008). Career development from adolescence to young adulthood: Insights from information technology occupations. Journal of Adolescent Research, 23, 206–227.

Nagy, G., Garrett, J. L., Trautwein, U., Cortina, K. S., Baumert, J., & Eccles, J. S. (2008). Gender and high school course selection in Germany and the U.S.: The mediating role of self-concept and intrinsic value. In H. Watt & J. S. Eccles (Eds.), Gender and occupational outcomes (pp. 115–143). Washington, DC: APA.

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