Wendy Manning

Position: Distinguished Research Professor of Sociology and
Dr. Howard E. and Penny Daum Aldrich Distinguished Professor
Phone: 419-372-2294
Email: wmannin@bgsu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1992

Dr. Manning is interested in how family members define and understand their obligations to each other in an era of increasing diversity and complexity of family relationships. Her work focuses on nonresident fatherhood, unmarried cohabitation, and adolescent relationships.

Recent Publications:

Manning, W. D. & Payne, K. K. (Forthcoming). Measuring marriage and cohabitation: Assessing same-sex relationship status in the Current Population Survey. Demography.

Finkeldey, J. G., Longmore, M. A., Giordano, P. C., & Manning, W. D. (Forthcoming). Mechanisms underlying the association between parental incarceration and adult children’s criminal activities: The significance of emotional independence. Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology.

Giordano, P. C., Copp, J. E., Manning, W. D., & Longmore, M. A. (Forthcoming). Relationship dynamics associated with dating violence among adolescents and young adults: A feminist post-structural analysis. Feminist Criminology.

Landeis, M., Manning, W. D., Longmore, M. A., Giordano, P. C., & Joyner, J. (Forthcoming). The relationship context of early transitions to parenthood: The influence of arrest. Population Review and Policy Research.

Nash, S., Severeid, E. E., Longmore, M. A., Manning, W. D., & Peggy C. Giordano, P. C. (Forthcoming). The stress of motherhood and intimate partner violence during emerging adulthood. Emerging Adulthood. doi: 10.1177/2167696820984859

Copp, J. E., Giordano, P. C., Longmore, M. A., & Manning, W. D. (Forthcoming). “Family- and School-Based Sources of Resilience among Children of Incarcerated Parents.” In Nancy Rodriguez and Judy Krysik (Eds.), Children of Incarcerated Parents: From Understanding to Impact. New York, NY: Springer.

Kaufman-Parks, A. M., Longmore, M. A., Manning, W. D., and Giordano, P. C. (Forthcoming). "The Long Reach of Peer Influence on Emerging Adults’ Sexual Behaviors” in Elizabeth M. Morgan and Manfred H. M. van Dulmen (Ed.), Sexuality in Emerging Adulthood. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Manning, W. D., Smock, P. J., and Kupterburg, A. (2021). Cohabitation and marital dissolution: A comment on Rosenfeld and Roesler (2019) Journal of Marriage and Family, 83(1) 260-267. doi: 10.1111/jomf.12724.

Cooper, L., Longmore, M. A, Manning, W. D., & Giordano. P. C. (2021). The influence of demographic, relational and risk asymmetries on the frequency of intimate partner violence in young adulthood. Journal of Family Issues, 42(1) 136-155. doi: 10.1177/0192513X20916205.

Manning, W. D. (2020). Young adulthood relationships in an era of uncertainty: A case for cohabitation.” Demography, 57: 799-819. doi: 10.1007/s13524-020-00881-9

Copp, J. E., Giordano, P. C., Manning, W. D., & Longmore, M. A. (2020). Desistance from crime during the transition to adulthood: The influence of parents, peers, and shifts in identity. Journal of Research on Crime and Delinquency, 57(3): 294-332. doi: 10.1177/0022427819878220.

Finkeldey, J. G., Longmore, M. A., Giordano, P. C., & Manning, W. D. (2020). Identifying as a troublemaker/partier in young adulthood: The influence of parental incarceration and emotional independence. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 29(3), 802-816. doi: 10.1007/s10826-019-01561-y. PMCID: PMC7034841

Giordano, P. C., Copp, J. E., Manning, W. D., & Longmore, M. A. (2020). When worlds collide: Involvement with friends and intimate partner violence in young adulthood. Social Forces, 98(3), 1196-1222NIHMSID: NIHMS1063072 doi: 10.1093/sf/soz033.

Hemez, P., Guzzo, K. B., Manning, W. D., Brown, S. L., and Payne, K. K. (2020). Visualizing 20 years of racial-ethnic variation in women’s ages at sexual initiation and family formation. Socius 6:1-3. doi: 10.1177/237802312094404.

Prince, B., Joyner, K., & Manning, W. D. (2020). Sexual minorities, social context, and union formation. Population Research and Policy Review, 29, 23-45. doi: 10.1007/s11113-019-09528-z

Manning, W. D., Joyner, K., Hemez, P., & Cupka, C. (2019). “Measuring Cohabitation in National Surveys.” Demography, 56(4), 1195-1218. doi: 10.1007/s13524-019-00796

Allen, A., Manning, W. D., Longmore, M. A., & Giordano, P. C. (2019). Young adult parents’ work-family conflict: The role of parenting stress and parental conflict. Iin S. Blair &R. Costa (Eds.), Transitions into Parenthood: Examining the Complexities of Childrearing (Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research, Vol. 15). (pp. 1-16). Bingley , UK: Emerald Publishing.

Copp, J. E., Giordano, P. C., Manning, W. D., & Longmore, M. A. (2019). Neighborhood norms, disadvantage, and intimate partner violence perpetration. Sociological Forum, 34(3), 594-615. doi: 10.1111/socf.12516

Giordano, P. C., Copp, J. E., Manning, W. D. & Longmore, M. A. (2019). Linking parental incarceration and family dynamics associated with intergenerational transmission: A life course perspective. Criminology, 57(3), 395-423.

Kaufman-Parks, A. M., Longmore, M. A., Giordano, P. C., & Manning, W. D. (2019). Inducing jealousy and intimate partner violence among young adults. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 36(9), 2802-2823. doi: 10.1177/0265407518802451

Anyawie, M., & Manning, W. D. (2019). Cohabitation and contraceptive use in the United States: A focus on race and ethnicity. Population Research and Policy Review, 38(3), 307-325doi: 10.1007/s11113-018-09506-x

Manning, W. D., Smock, P., & Fettro, M. N. (2019). Cohabitation and marital expectations among single millennials in the U.S. Population Research and Policy Review, 38(3), 327-346. doi: 10.1007/s11113-018-09509-8

Lamidi, E., Manning, W. D. & Brown, S. L. (2019). Change in the stability of first premarital cohabitation among women in the U.S.” Demography, 56(2), 427-450. doi: 10.1007/s13524-019-00765-7

Clemens, W. J., Longmore, M. A., Giordano, P. C., & Manning, W. D. (2019). Criminal justice involvement and young adult health: The influence of adolescent health risks and stress. Ohio Journal of Public Health, 2(1), 1-7.

Joyner, K., Manning, W. D., & Prince, B. (2019). The qualities of same-sex and different-sex in young adulthood. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 81(2), 487-505.

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. doi: 10.1177/0192513X1882172. NIHMSID: 1010131

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. doi: 10.1177/0192513X19868270

Copp, J. E., Giordano, P. C., Longmore, M. A., & Manning, W. D. (2019). The development of attitudes toward intimate partner violence: An examination of key correlates among a sample of young adults. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 34(7):1357-1387. doi: 10.1177/0886260516651311. NIHMSID: 794467