Interview: Demography affects our social lives

I was interviewed for an article on the Erasmus University news site: ""Population for humans is like water for goldfish. We don't even see it; we just assume it to be there" says dr. Jennifer Holland, academic lead of the Global Social Challenge' Population and Society’. As a sociologist and demographer, she enjoys taking a... Continue Reading →

News: Tenure at Erasmus University Rotterdam

On 1 January 2019, my position in the Department of Public Administration and Sociology at Erasmus University Rotterdam (NL) was made permanent. My new tenured position is Assistant Professor of Social Science Research Methods, reflecting my contributions to the Department's methodological training for Sociologists, Public Administrators and student in the interdisciplinary program in the Management... Continue Reading →

News: SUSU Best Academic Support Award

On 5 May 2016, I won the Southampton University Student Union award for Best Academic Support for the Faculty of Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences. It's such pleasure to work with my students here at Southampton--what a thrill to find out that the feeling is mutual! A real honor, thanks so much!

News: Media coverage of recent publication on ‘Partner choice and timing of first marriage’

On Tuesday 21 July 2015, findings from research conducted in collaboration with Kenneth Aarskaug Wiik (Statistics Norway) about "Partner choice and timing of first marriage among children of immigrants in Norway and Sweden" were featured in an article entitled "Få gifter
båsen [Few get married outside their 'group']" in Vårt Land. (For an English translation via Google Translate click... Continue Reading →

News: New research project “Cohabitation and family complexity”

Along with research teams in Sweden (Elizabeth Thomson (PI), Gunnar Anderson, Eva Bernhardt), Norway (Kenneth Aarskaug Wiik), and the United States (Kelly Musick), I will investigate how cohabitation is related to family instability and the formation of complex families in Sweden, more broadly in Europe, and the United States. This research project will take advantage of newly available Swedish Generations and... Continue Reading →

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