- Audre Lorde -

Writer, Librarian, Civil Rights Activist

“When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.”

Conference Roles and Invited Talks
  • Organizer and Chair, Session “Gender, Sexuality, and Health” Population Association of America Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO, USA, May 5-8, 2021

  • Organizer, Session “Sexual Behaviors and Health” Population Association of America Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO, USA, May 5-8, 2021

  • Discussant, Session “Education and Gender” Population Association of America Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO, USA, May 5-8, 2021

  • Talk, “Parents’ Well-being and Investment in Time with Children by Child Gender”, Bocconi University, Italy, 2nd of November 2020

  • Chair, Session “Parenthood and Caregiving: Economy, Labor Force, Education, and Inequality”, Population Association of America Annual Meeting, Washington DC, USA, 24th April 2020

  • Judge, Graduate Student Presentations, at the International Association for Time Use Research Annual Meeting, Washington DC, USA, July 2019 

  • Discussant, Session “Family Characteristics and Youth Outcomes”, Population Association of America Annual Meeting, Denver, April 2018 

  • Talk, “Managing your TA-ship: Behind the Scenes and in Front of the Classroom”, Center for Teaching Excellence, University of South Carolina, 10th of February 2017 

  • Presider, Round Table, “Family Section”, American Sociological Association, Chicago, August 2015

  • Judge, Behavioral Science Undergraduate Students Projects, Discovery Day, University of South Carolina, April 2015

  • Judge, Behavioral Science Middle School and High School Projects, The 59th Region II Science and Engineering Fair, University of South Carolina, March 2015

Conference Presentations
  • “Time Spent Alone: A Historical Perspective using US Time-Use Data” (with Robert Gordon Rinderknecht, Emilio Zagheni, and Sophie Lohmann)

    • Population Association of America Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO, USA, May 5-8 2021.

  • “Mothers’ and Fathers’ Well-being While Parenting: Does the Gender Composition of Children Matter?” (with Jill Yavorsky and Denys Dukhovnov)

    • British Society for Population Studies Annual Meeting (regular session), Online, September 2020

    • Population Association of America Annual Meeting (regular session), Austin, April 2019

    • International Association for Time Use Research Annual Meeting (regular session), Washington DC, USA, July 2019

    • Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Gender Gaps in Health, Villa Vigoni, Italy, October 2019

    • Demographic Aspects of Human Well-being (regular session), Vienna, Austria, November 2019

  • “SES and the Emotional ‘Benefits’ and ‘Costs’ of Parenting” (with Jennifer March Augustine)

    • Symposium on Digital Demography, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, October 2018

    • Population Association of America Annual Meeting, Denver, April 2018

    • American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, August 2015

  • “Unpacking the ‘Mixed Bag’ of Parents and Nonparents' Emotional Well-being across Contexts” (with Jennifer March Augustine)

    • Population Association of America Annual Meeting (regular session), Chicago, April 2017

    • Group Processes Annual Meeting, Seattle, August 2016

  • “Gender Disparities in Parenting Time across Activities, Child Ages and Educational Groups” (with Jennifer March Augustine and Kate Chambers Prickett)

    • American Sociological Association Annual Meeting (regular session), Montreal, August 2017

    • Conference of Time Use Across the Life Course, College Park, Maryland, June 2016

  • “Mothers’ Education Before and After Childbearing and their Children’s Achievement” (presented by Jennifer March Augustine)

    • Population Association of America Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., March 2016

  • “Social relations, last frontier in terms of control within new forms of organization” (with Rafael Wittek)

    • American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, August 2014

  • “Consequences of Leaders’ Misconduct on Moral Attitudes and Behavior of the General Public” (with Brent Simpson and Rafael Wittek)

    • American Sociological Association Annual Meeting (regular session), New York, 2013

  • “Does Working under Pressure Harm Math Performance in Middle-School Children?” (with Anca Avram)

    • National Psychology Conference, Bucharest, 2008