Marcy Carlson

Marcy Carlson Classes:
Soc 120 Marriage and Family (Honors)Soc 120 Marriage and FamilySoc 496 Poverty, Inequality and Social PolicySoc 640 Sociology of the FamilySoc 971 Demography of Fertility, Families, and Households
Professor of Sociology
Director, Center for Demography and Ecology
4452 Sewell Social Sciences
(608) 262-1085

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications:

Goldberg, Julia S. and Marcia J. Carlson. 2015. "Patterns and Predictors of Coparenting after Unmarried Parents Part." Journal of Family Psychology 29(3): 416-426.

Goldberg, Julia S. and Marcia J. Carlson. 2014. "Parents' Relationship Quality and Children’s Behavior in Stable Married and Cohabiting Families." Journal of Marriage and Family 76(4): 762-777.

Thomson, Elizabeth, Trude Lappegård, Marcia Carlson, Ann Evans, and Edith Gray. 2014. "Childbearing across Partnerships in Australia, the United States, Norway and Sweden." Demography 51(2): 485-508.

Carlson, Marcia J., Alicia G. VanOrman, and Natasha V. Pilkauskas. 2013. "Examining the Antecedents of U.S. Nonmarital Fatherhood." Demography 50(4):1421-1447.

Carlson, Marcia J. and Lawrence M. Berger. 2013. "What Kids Get from Parents: Packages of Parental Involvement across Complex Family Forms." Social Service Review 87(2):213-249.

Bzostek, Sharon H., Sara S. McLanahan and Marcia J. Carlson. 2012. "Mothers' Repartnering after a Nonmarital Birth." Social Forces 90(3):817-841. (PMCID: 3454453)

Carlson, Marcia J. and Paula England, editors. 2011. Social Class and Changing Families in an Unequal America. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

Research Projects:

Trajectories and Consequences of Nonmarital Fathering
Changes in Family Structure and Economic Well-being in Twenty Nations

CDE Research Theme Working Groups:

Demography of Inequality
Fertility, Families and Households