Susan L. Brown

Distinguished Professor and Chair of Sociology

brownsl@bgsu.edu
419.372.9521

Degrees
  • PhD, Sociology and Demography, The Pennsylvania State University
  • MA, Sociology and Demography, The Pennsylvania State University
  • BA, Sociology, University of Virginia

Curriculum Vitae

NCFMR Co-Director

Susan L. Brown is Distinguished Professor and Chair of Sociology. She also serves as Co-Director of the National Center for Family & Marriage Research. Her areas of expertise include family sociology and demography. Dr. Brown's research examines the implications of the rapid transformation of American family life, with a focus on union dynamics and their consequences for well-being at various stages of the life course. Much of her work examines recent changes in cohabitation, marriage, and divorce. Her research has been supported by a career development award from NICHD as well as grants from NIA. She is the author of Families in America, published by the University of California Press.
 
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