Pamela J. Smock

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Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies Research Professor, Population Studies Center, Institute for Social Research

Population Studies-Admin 1221 ISR 426 Thompson Ann Arbor, Mi 48106-1248

Office Location(s): 1221 ISR
Phone: 734.763.2264
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  • About

    Scholarly Interests: Families, the causes and consequences of changes in families, social inequality, gender, single parent-families, marriage, divorce, cohabitation, quantitative and qualitative methods

    Pamela J. Smock is Professor of Sociology and Women’s Studies and is a Research Associate at the Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. Her scholarship focuses on the causes and consequences of family patterns and change in the U.S., engaging their intersections with gender, economic, and racial/ethnic inequalities. She has published works on cohabitation, the economic consequences of divorce and marriage for women and men, nonresident fatherhood, single mother families, remarriage, the motherhood wage penalty, and cohabitation.

  • Education
    • Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, 1992