I am Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology and Demography at Penn State. My research examines the intersections of family, gender, and well-being, with focuses on motherhood, marriage, and quantitative methods. My work has been published in Gender & Society, Population Research & Policy Review, and Sociological Theory.

Interests: family, gender, demography, health/well-being, food, religion, quantitative methods

jlankes@psu.edu