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Kristen Schultz Lee

Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies

Education:  Ph.D., Cornell University

Research Interests: Gender and the Life Course, Sociology of the Family, Aging, Education, Japan

Recent Courses:
SOC 308: Life Course Sociology
SOC 239: Sociology of Happiness

Kristen Schultz Lee’s research interests focus on gender and the life course in a comparative framework.  She is interested in investigating how social context (for example, gender norms and social policies) influences family behaviors and the happiness of different groups (defined by social class and marital status).  In other research, Lee is investigating academic inequality among children.  Lee’s research has been supported by the Japan Foundation and the Fulbright Foundation