Jan Yager

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  • Health & Wellness; Other

  • New York, NY

A sociologist, speaker, workshop leader, and coach, Jan’s areas of expertise include business topics — time management, business protocol, international business, business writing, business relationships—, relationship issues — friendship, romantic relationships — and books — how to write a book from scratch, finding an agent, getting published by a traditional publisher or self-publishing, foreign rights, and book promotion. Dr. Yager has written over 31 books in 28 languages. Dr. Yager’s academic credentials include a Ph.D. in sociology from The City University of NY with a pre-doctoral fellowship in medical sociology with the National Science Foundation, a year of graduate work in art therapy at Hahnemann Medical College, as well as an M.A. in criminal justice from Goddard College Graduate Program. She taught at several colleges and universities including The New School, Temple University, the NY Institute of Technology, St. John’s University, Penn State, and the University of Connecticut. Yager has been interviewed extensively by major media including The Oprah Winfrey Show, The View, Today Show, Good Morning America, The Early Show, Sunday Morning, CNN, and Nightline, including several international author tours to Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, and throughout the UK. Published by major houses, including Simon & Schuster, Inc. and Facts on File, Inc., Dr. Yager has also run her own independent publishing company since 1996, Hannacroix Creek Books, Inc. (http://www.hannacroixcreekbooks.com) Dr. Yager and her husband Fred, who live in Fairfield County, Connecticut, have two grown sons and a grandson. For more information on Jan Yager, or to read her blogs on a variety of topics, go to: www.drjanyager.com or http://www.drjanyager.com/blog or http://www.whenfriendshiphurts.com. Follow her tweets on twitter: @drjanyager or @hannacroixcreek