Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, 1979. Honorary degree, Northwestern University, 2016.
Ph.D. 1979, University of Texas, Sociology. William S. Tod Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, Princeton University; Faculty Associate of the Office of Population Research; Intirim Director of the Education Research Section; Director of the Joint Degree Program in Social Policy; Editor-in-Chief of The Future of Children, Principal Investigator on the Fragile Families Study. Interests: family demography; poverty and inequality; social policy; child wellbeing; gender issues; race and ethnicity; and intergenerational relationships.