News & Events
Faculty and students attend Add Health Users Conference in Bethesda,
The Add Health conference provides researchers who are working with data from Add Health an opportunity to share research goals, experiences, and results. It also provides an opportunity for those interested in working with the data to learn how they are currently being used by others.
- "The Rich get Richer...and So Do the Attractive?
Ascribed Socioeconomic Status, Physical Attractiveness, and
- "The Rich get Richer...and So Do the Attractive? Ascribed Socioeconomic Status, Physical Attractiveness, and Achieved SES"
- "Parental Incarceration and Neighborhood Attainment"
- "Trajectories of Criminal Offending: Does Timing of Transition into Parenthood Matter?"
Check out the "Editor's Choice" article by Dr. Susan Brown and Matthew Wright published in The Gerontological Society of America
The researchers explore potential explanations for why birth intendedness varies by education and document the evolution of education gradients in unwanted, mistimed, and unintended fertility over the second half of the twentieth century in the United States.
Brown finds, for Millennials, there's no place quite like home
Brown has found gray-divorce women are at financial disadvantage
“The financial implications are potentially troubling,” Brown says. “The evidence we have says gray-divorce women are at a particular disadvantage."
serving as chair on NAS committee
Wendy Manning currently serves as chair on The National Academies of Sciences, Committee on National Statistics meeting on “Improving Collection of Indicators of Criminal Justice System Involvement in Population Health Data Programs.”
Distinguished Professor of Sociology Wendy Manning discusses changes in American family relationships
Don’t Let Divorce Derail Your Retirement
A late-in-life split can shred your retirement plans
The wait of our unions
"Marriage is much less likely to happen and it's taking longer to get there," said Dr. Karen Guzzo...
Boomers are more likely to be single, divorced, or widowed.
Of all current U.S. marriages, only 7% have reached the 50-year
appointed to PJI Board of Directors
Professor Steve Demuth was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the Pretrial Justice Institute (PJI) in Washington, DC. Listen to what he and other experts have to say about BAIL in America: The Color of Pretrial Detention. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBaVZqGXZrA&feature=youtu.be
Mothers' stress may affect their children
Mothers' stress, especially when mothers are stressed because of the juggling with work and trying to find time with kids, that may actually be affecting their kids poorly, finds study coauthor and Bowling Green State University sociologist Kei Nomaguchi.
BG researchers find those who divorce later in life may not be able to fully recover from a gray divorce
Brown speaks with Delaware Public Media about marriage after 50
BGSU researchers find gray divorce often caused by partners simply growing apart
Lin, Brown, and Hammersmith find divorce among baby boomers may have negative implications for retirement security
“Social Security was designed during an era when most elders were married, a scenario that is less common today and is likely to be even less typical in the future...”
"...stable, cohabiting families with two biological parents seem to offer many of the same health, cognitive, and behavioral benefits that stable married biological parent families offer."