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Jessica Houston Su

Assistant Professor


Education:  PhD (2014), Cornell University

Research Interests: Family, Children & Youth, Population, Inequality

Recent Courses:
SOC 313 – Sociology of Family
SOC 607 – Multiple Linear Regression

Bio: Jessica Houston Su is a sociologist who studies American family life and inequality. One stream of her research examines how patterns of fertility and family structure in the United States are related to the health and well-being of parents and children. Another stream of research examines how the conditions of low-wage work affect family life, particularly among families with working mothers and young children. She has published articles in Demography, the Journal of Marriage and Family, and the Journal of Health and Social Behavior.