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Sandra L. Hofferth
Ph.D., Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1976
American children's use of time, work and family, research methods, fathers and fathering, and family policy
1) NICHD: Maryland Population Research Center
2) NICHD: American Time Use Survey: Data Access System
FMSC 850 Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology
Hofferth, S., Pleck, J. H., & Vesely, C. (In Press). The transformation of parenting from fathers to sons. Parenting: Science and Practice.
Davis, R. R., & Hofferth, S. L. (2011). The association between inadequate gestational weight gain and infant mortality among U.S. infants born in 2002. Maternal and Child Health Journal. DOI 10.10007/s10995-010-0713-5.
Hofferth, S. and Moon, U. J. (2011). Electronic Play, Study, Communication, and Adolescent Achievement, 2003-2008. Journal of Research and Adolescence. DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-7795.2011.00770.x.
Cabrera, N., Hofferth, S., & Chae, S. (2011). Patterns and predictors of father-infant engagement across race/ethnic groups. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 26, 365-375.
Forry, Nicole, & Hofferth, S. L. (2011). Maintaining work: The influence of child care subsidies on child care-related work disruptions. Journal of Family Issues, 32(3), 346-368.
Hofferth, S., & Pinzon, A. (2011). Do nonresidential fathers’ financial support and contact improve children’s health? Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 32(2), 280-295.
Hofferth, S., & Goldscheider, F. (2010). Does change in young men’s employment influence fathering? Family Relations, 59, 479-493.
Hofferth, S. (2010). Home media and children’s achievement and behavior. Child Development, 81, 1598-1619.
LaTaillade, J. J., Hofferth, S., & Wight, V. (2010). Consequences of Fatherhood for Young Men’s relationships with Partners and Parents. Research in Human Development, 7(2), 103-122.
Hofferth, S., & Goldscheider, F. (2010). Family structure and the transition to early parenthood. Demography, 47, 415-437.