Life Course and Intergenerational Processes
The study of families, social relationships, and institutions is central to understanding how health inequalities emerge, are modified, or are sustained across the life course.
Augustine, Jennifer March, Kate E. Prickett, and Daniela Negraia. 2018. “Doing it all? Mothers’ college enrollment, time use, and affective well-being.” Journal of Marriage and Family. https://doi.org/10.1111/jomf.12477
Hartnett, C. S., Fingerman, K. L., & Birditt, K. S. (2018). Without the ties that bind: U.S. young adults who lack active parental relationships. Advances in Life Course Research, 35, 103-113. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.alcr.2018.01.004
Walsemann, K. M., Hummer, R. A., & Hayward, M. D. (2018). Heterogeneity in educational pathways and the health behavior of U.S. young adults. Population Research and Policy Review. doi:10.1007/s11113-018-9463-7
This project aims to replicate and extend my previous research, in which I find that increases in mothers’ educational attainment does not lead to significant changes in children’s cognitive skills or noncognitive skills.
Studies of social disparities in accelerated aging have shown mixed results in the association between chronic stress and accelerated aging, with racial disparities often less pronounced than socioeconomic ones.