Janette Dill, Ph.D

Janette Dill, Ph.D

Title: Assistant Professor
Dept/Program: Sociology
Office: Olin Hall 256
Phone: (330) 972-5954
Email: jdill@uakron.edu
Curriculum Vitae: Download in PDF format


Ph.D. in Sociology (2011) from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

M.S. in Public Health (2008) from School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

B.A. (2002) from Wheaton College

Research Accomplishments

Professor Dill’s research areas include the sociology of work and occupations, the labor market, and medical sociology. Her current projects explore the career trajectories of members of the healthcare workforce, the dynamics of partnerships between healthcare organizations and educational institutions, and the work experiences of men in the service sector.

2011 – National Research Service Award (NRSA) post-doctoral fellowship at the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research (T32 Award)

2009-2010 - Carolina Program in Aging and Health Research pre-doctoral fellowship (T32 Award)


Dill, J. S., Price-Glynn, K., & Rakovski, C. (forthcoming). Is there a penalty for caring? Career trajectories of men in caring occupations versus traditionally male-dominated occupations. Gender and Society.

Dill, J.S. (2015). The frontline healthcare workforce: Exploring differences in job quality by occupation and employment setting. In M. Duffy, A. Armenia, & C. Stacey (Eds), Caring on the clock: The complexities and contradiction of paid care work. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.  

Dill, J.S., Chuang, E., & Morgan, J.C. (2014). Building career ladders for frontline healthcare workers: The effects of health care organization and educational partner dynamics on program outcomes. Social Science and Medicine, 122, 63-71.

Dill, J.S., Morgan, J.C., & Weiner, B. (2014). Low-wage workers and perceived career mobility: Do highperformance work practices make a difference? Health Care Management Review. 39(4), 318-328. 

Morgan, J.C., Dill, J.S., & Kalleberg, A. (2013). The quality of healthcare jobs: Can intrinsic rewardscompensate for low extrinsic rewards? Work, Employment, and Society, 27, 802-822.


Ph.D. in Sociology (2011) from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill