Rebecca Glauber is Faculty Fellow of the Carsey School of Public Policy and an associate professor in sociology at the University of New Hampshire. Her research investigates patterns of gender, race, and class inequalities in families and in the workplace. In particular, she is interested in the transition to parenthood and mothers’ and fathers’ labor market outcomes, the transmission of wealth disadvantages across generations, and grandparent childcare in single-mother families. At Carsey, Rebecca studies the effects of family friendly policies on mothers’ labor market experiences, economic outcomes, and their children’s health and well-being.
Rebecca was awarded the 2006 Sociologists for Women in Society Cheryl Miller Award. Her research has appeared in the Journal of Marriage and Family, Gender & Society, Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Journal of Human Resources, Advances in Health Economics and Health Services Research, and The Handbook of Families and Poverty. She joined the University of New Hampshire in the fall of 2007 after receiving her doctorate degree in sociology from New York University.