Department of Management

Visiting Scholars

  • Ariane Froidevaux

    Visiting Postdoctoral Research Scholar
    Email (ariane.froidevaux at


    Dr. Ariane Froidevaux has obtained her Ph.D. and M.S. in Psychology at the Institute of Psychology of the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. Her research interests focus on older worker employment and the retirement process, career development, and identity. She received Academy of Management Careers Division Michael Driver Best Applied Paper Award (2015), Faculty of Social and Political Sciences of the University of Lausanne Excellence Award (2011) and was Finalist for the Academy of Management Careers Division Best Student Paper Award (2016). She has been awarded a Postdoctoral Mobility Fellowship from the Swiss National Science Foundation (2016) and currently develops her research projects at the Department of Management of the Warrington College of Business of the University of Florida.

    Main publications
    • Froidevaux, A., Hirschi, A., & Wang, M. (2016). The role of mattering as an overlooked key challenge in retirement planning and adjustment. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 94, 57-69. doi: 10.1016/j.jvb.2016.02.016
    • Froidevaux, A., & Hirschi, A. (2015). Managing the transition to retirement: From meaningful work to meaning in life at retirement. In A. De Vos & B. van der Heijden (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Sustainable Careers (pp. 350-363). Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar Publishing.
    • Hirschi, A., Abessolo, M., & Froidevaux, A. (2015). Hope as a resource for career exploration: Examining incremental and cross-lagged effects. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 86, 38-47. doi: 10.1016/j.jvb.2014.10.006


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