University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; Carolina Population Center
Topics of Expertise: Children / Marriage, Cohabitation & Committed Relationships / Economic Inequality / Fertility, Reproduction & Sexual Health / Parenthood: Motherhood/Fatherhood
Dr. Jessica Houston Su is a sociologist who studies American family life and inequality. As a family demographer, she uses a sociological lens and quantitative analytic techniques to examine how social patterns of family formation create and reproduce inequality. Her research contributes to the sociological literature in families, health, inequality, work, and demography.