Research spotlight: Stephen James and Lois James focus on human response to stress

Among the faculty at the WSU College of Nursing are two experts on police use of force, implicit bias, and the effect of fatigue and shift work on law enforcement officers.

Stephen James and Lois James have been interviewed about that work by the Washington Post, NPR, Al Jazeera America and CNN, among others.

So what’s the connection with nursing?

Like law enforcement and the military, nursing is an occupation “where stressors such as fatigue, shift work and fear affect job-task performance, and where the consequences for getting it wrong are high,” explained Stephen James.

He joined the College of Nursing this fall as an … Continue reading Research spotlight: Stephen James and Lois James focus on human response to stress