Monica Grant

Monica Grant Classes:
Soc 357 Methods of Sociological InquirySoc 575 Sociology of the Life Course and AgingSoc 663 Population and Society
Associate Professor of Sociology
Director of Graduate Studies
4458 Sewell Social Sciences
(608) 262-6261
Fax: (608) 262-8400

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications:

Grant, M. J. 2017. De Facto Privatization and Inequalities in Educational Opportunity in the Transition to Secondary School in Rural Malawi. Social Forces, 1-26.

Grant, Monica J. (2015). "The Demographic Promise of Expanded Female Education: Trends in the timing of First Birth in Malawi". Population and Development Review 41 (3), 409-438.

Grant, Monica J. and Sara Yeatman. 2014. “The Impact of Family Transitions on Child Fostering in Rural Malawi.” Demography, 51(1),277-285.

Mensch, Barbara S., Erica Soler-Hampejsek, Christine Kelly, Paul C. Hewett and Monica J. Grant. 2014. “Challenges in measuring the sequencing of life events among adolescents in Malawi: A cautionary note.” Demography. 51(1), 277-285

Soler-Hampesjek, Erica, Monica J. Grant, Barbara S. Mensch, Paul C. Hewett and Johanna Rankin. 2013 “The Effect of School Status and Academic Skills on the Reporting of Sexual Behavior: Evidence from a Longitudinal Study in Rural Malawi.” Journal of Adolescent Health. 53(2): 228-234. PMC3752995

Grant, Monica J., Cynthia B. Lloyd and Barbara S. Mensch. 2013. "Menstruation and School Absenteeism in Rural Malawi." Comparative Education Review 57(2).

Grant, Monica J., and Sara Yeatman. 2012. "The Relationship between Orphanhood and Child Fostering in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1990s-2000s." Population Studies. 66(3).

Grant, Monica J. 2012. "Girls' Schooling and the Perceived Threat of Adolescent Sexual Activity in Rural Malawi." Culture, Health and Sexuality 14(1): 73-86.

Grant, Monica J. and Jere R. Behrman. 2010. "Gender Gaps in Educational Attainment in Less Developed Countries." Population and Development Review 36(1): 71-89.

Research Projects:

Education and HIV Risk among Young People in a High Prevalence Country

CDE Research Theme Working Groups:

Health and Mortality
Fertility, Families and Households