Department of Sociology
|Christine Flanigan is a doctoral candidate in Bowling Green State University’s sociology graduate program. Currently, Ms. Flanigan is using her time as a graduate research fellow with the National Center for Family and Marriage Research at BGSU to complete her dissertation, which uses data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health to examine romantic relationships between older males and younger female adolescents. Previously, she worked as a graduate research assistant on the Toledo Adolescent Relationships Study, a longitudinal survey conducted by Drs. Giordano, Manning, and Longmore.|
In addition to her dissertation, current research projects include HIV risk management practices in the sexual relationships of emerging adults, trajectories of romantic relationship qualities across adolescence, and infidelity within adolescent dating relationships. Christine holds a bachelor’s of science in economics from The George Washington University. Prior to enrolling at BGSU, she spent eight years at the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unintended Pregnancy, rising from program assistant to senior research project manager.