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Philip Hwang

Anställd

Philip Hwang

Professor
philip.hwang@psy.gu.se
+46 31 786 1843
0708-960636

Room number: 472
Postal Address: Box 500, 405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Haraldsgatan 1 , 41314 Göteborg


Department of Psychology (More Information)
Box 500
405 30 Göteborg
www.psy.gu.se
psykologi@psy.gu.se
Visiting Address: Haraldsgatan 1 , 413 14 Göteborg

About Philip Hwang

Biography

  • B.A. in psychology, 1975
  • Licensed psychologist, 1979
  • Ph.D. in psychology, 1981
  • Docent of psychology, 1984
  • Licensed psychotherapist, 1990
  • Professor of applied psychology, 1994

Teaching

My teaching focuses on the following areas: (1) developmental psychology (for instance the socio-emotional development of children and adolescence, parenthood, with special emphasis on fatherhood, identity development in adolescence and early adulthood); (2) organizational culture and gender equity (for instance how family policy affects equality between men and women, the importance of the workplace for fathers taking parental leave). Since many years back I am also one of the course leaders for the introductory course for the training program for psychologists.

Research interests

I am a Professor of Psychology at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. My research focuses on child development, fatherhood and the linkages between gender, family and work in post-industrialized societies. I am currently overseeing the following projects: The Gothenburg Longitudinal Developmental Study (GoLD), a 30-year prospective longitudinal study of Swedish participants and their families who we have followed from age one until recently when they were 29 years old (together with Michael E. Lamb & Ann Frisén); The Impact of the Workplace on Men's Involvement with Children. Since 1993, we have performed a series of studies investigating the dynamic linkages between gender equity, work-family balance and organizational change (together with Linda Haas). A final project concerns: Postnatal depression, anxiety, and stress in fathers: The overall aim of this project is to learn more about depression, anxiety and stress in fathers and how these symptoms can be identified during the postnatal period. The above mentioned projects have been supported financially trough several research grants from the Swedish Reseach Council for Helath, Working Life and Welfare (FAS/FORTE).

Current research

See current research for more information (in Swedish) and Gothenburgh Research unit on Youth development (GReY)

Latest publications

Informella arbetsplatskulturer – ett hinder för pappors familjeliv.
Philip Hwang
Konferensen Jämställt föräldraskap – gynnar arbetstagare och arbetsgivare. Malmö, 24 september, 2019., Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Father involvement across the lifespan: An identity perspective.
Maria Wängqvist, Philip Hwang
Presentation at the 26th annual conference of the International Society for Research on Identity (ISRI), Naples, Italy, May 13-15 2019, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Utvecklingspsykologi
Philip Hwang, Björn Nilsson
Stockholm, Natur & Kultur, Book 2019
Book

Förord till svenska utgåvan av Moderna familjer
Philip Hwang
Moderna familjer - Barn och föräldrar i nya familjekonstellationer. , Stockholm, Natur & Kultur, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Den nyfödda familjen.
Philip Hwang
Föräldraskap och familjestöd, Högskolan Väst, 13 juni 2018, Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

Förord
Philip Hwang
Johansson T. & Sorbring E. (red) Barn- och ungdomsvetenskap - grundläggande perspektiv, , Stockholm, Liber, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Policy is not enough. The influence of the gendered workplace on fathers’ use of parental leave in Sweden
Linda Haas, Philip Hwang
Oral presentation, seminar for the Center for Global HRM, Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

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2003

Gender and organizational culture: Correlates of companies' responsiveness to fathers in Sweden
Linda Haas, Philip Hwang
National Council on Family Relations, Vancouver, Canada, Conference contribution 2003
Conference contribution

Utvecklingspsykologi (2a uppl.)
Philip Hwang, Björn Nilsson
Stockholm, Natur & Kultur, Book 2003
Book

Få företag främjar män att ta pappaledighet
Philip Hwang
Forskningsrådet för arbetsliv och socialvetenskap, Report 2003
Report

Post partum depression – nedstämdhet och depression i samband med barnafödande
Birgitta Wickberg, Philip Hwang
Stockholm, Statens Folkhälsoinstitut, Report 2003
Report

2002

The emergence of personality development in early childhood: A longitudinal investigation of ego resiliency and ego control in Sweden
S. S. Chuang, M. E. Lamb, Philip Hwang
Conference on Human Development, Charlotte, NC, April 4-7 2002, Poster 2002
Poster

Fatherhood and employment: Impact of unions on men’s utilization of parental leave
Linda Haas, P. Breife, Philip Hwang
XV World Congress of Sociology, Brisbane, Australia, July 7-13, 2002, Conference contribution 2002
Conference contribution

The impact of organizational culture on men's use of parental leave in Sweden
Linda Haas, Karin Allard, Philip Hwang
Community, Work and Family, Journal article 2002
Journal article

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