Gigi Petery

Gigi earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology Washington State University Vancouver in 2012. She went on to earn her Master’s (2015) and PhD (2018) in Industrial-Organizational Psychology at the University of Connecticut, and specialises in issues central to an aging workforce. Gigi also holds university certificates in Human Resource Management and Occupational Health Psychology.

Gigi’s research focuses on workplace age discrimination, successful ageing at work, alternative measures of age, and worker health and well-being. She has presented her research internationally, including at conferences for the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP); European Association of Work and Organisational Psychology (EAWOP); European Association of Occupational Health Psychology (EAOHP); Gerontological Society of America (GSA); and Society for Occupational Health Psychology (SOHP).

In addition to her formal education and research skills, Gigi has over 20 years of work experience, including management roles and as a business owner. She brings this unique combined background to her role as Research Fellow within the Future of Work Institute at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia.

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The Future of Work Institute (FoWI) promotes productive and meaningful work as essential foundations of a healthy economy and society.

FoWI’s researchers focus on how people contribute to and benefit from new knowledge and practices, and their mission is to support thriving people and organisations in the digital age.

The Future of Work Institute acknowledges the Wadjuk Nyungar people as the traditional owners of the land on which the Institute is situated.


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Curtin Graduate School of Business 

78 Murray Street

Perth WA 6000

Telephone: +61 8 9266 4668


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