Karen Benjamin Guzzo


Position: Professor of Sociology
Phone: 419-372-3312
Email: kguzzo@bgsu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003

Recent Publications:

Guzzo, K. B., Lang, V. W., & Hayford, S. R. (Forthcoming). Do adolescent sexual and reproductive attitudes and knowledge predict men and women’s adult sexual partnerships? Journal of Adolescent Health.

Stykes, J. B., & Guzzo, K. B. (Forthcoming). Unintended childbearing and marital instability: An emphasis on couples’ intentions. Journal of Divorce and Remarriage.

Guzzo, K. B. (Forthcoming). A research brief on prospective marital expectations among cohabitors with initial marital intentions. Journal of Family Issues.

Hayford, S. R., Kissling, A., & Guzzo K. B. (Forthcoming). Changing educational inequality in female sterilization. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health.

Barber, J., Miller. W. B., Kusunoki, Y., Hayford, S. R., & Guzzo, K. B. (Forthcoming). Intimate relationship dynamics and changing desire for pregnancy among young women. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health.

Guzzo, K. B., & Hayford, S. R. (2020). Pathways to parenthood in social and family context: Decade in review, 2020. Journal of Marriage and Family, 82(1): 117-144.

Eickmeyer, K., Guzzo, K. B., Manning, W. D., & Brown, S. L. (2019). A Research note on income pooling in partnerships: Incorporating nonresident children. Journal of Family Issues, 40(18): 2922-2943.

Guzzo, K. B., Lang, V. W., & Hayford, S. R. (2019). Teen girls’ reproductive attitudes and the timing and sequencing of sexual behaviors. Journal of Adolescent Health, 65(4), 507-513. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2019.05.018

Guzzo, K. B., Hayford, S. R., & Lang, V. W. (2019). Adolescent fertility attitudes and childbearing in early adulthood. Population Research and Policy Review, 38(1), 125-152. NIHMSID: 1509819

Guzzo, K. B., Hayford, S. R., Lang, V. W., Wu, H-S., Kusunoki, Y., & Barber, J. (2019). Dimensions of reproductive attitudes and knowledge related to unintended childbearing among U.S. adolescents and young adults. Demography 56(1): 201-228.

Guzzo, K. B., Hemez, P., Anderson, L., Manning, W. D., & Brown, S. L. (2019). Is variation in biological and residential ties to children linked to mothers’ parental stress and perceptions of co-parenting?” Journal of Family Issues 40(4): 488-517. NIHMSID: 1010131

Guzzo, K. B., Eickmeyer, K., & Hayford, S. R. (2018). Does postpartum contraceptive use vary by birth intendedness? Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health 50(3): 129-138. PMCID: PMC6135704

Guzzo, K. B. (2018). A research note on the stability of coresidential unions formed post-conception. Journal of Marriage and Family 80(4): 842-852. NIHMSID: 959597

Guzzo, K. B. (2018). Marriage and dissolution among women’s cohabitations: variations by stepfamily status and shared childbearing. Journal of Family Issues 39(4): 1108-1136. PMCID: PMC5844479

Guzzo, K. B. & Hayford, S. R. (2018). Adolescent reproductive and contraceptive knowledge and attitudes and adult contraceptive behavior. Maternal and Child Health 22(1): 32-40. PMCID: PMC5764783