Department of Sociology

Kimberly McErlean

B.S., Cornell University

Kimberly McErlean



Family formation and dissolution, family demography, marriage, unions


Kimberly is a third-year graduate student in the Sociology department at UT, and an NICHD fellow at the Population Research Center. Her research interests are in family studies and demography; in particular, she is interested in understanding the changing dynamics around union and family formation and what is driving these trends. Kimberly received her B.S. in Communication from Cornell University, where she completed her senior thesis titled “Examining Conceptions of Singledom among Older Ever-Singles.”

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