COVID-19 and Families

Annual Symposium, Center for Family and Demographic Research
April 15, 2021 10:30am - 5:00pm
Virtual Symposium

The Center for Family and Demographic Research (CFDR) at Bowling Green State University is hosting its annual symposium (virtually) on Thursday, April 15.

This year's symposium is entitled "COVID-19 and Families" and features four well-respected scholars highlighting the impacts of the pandemic on behaviors and well-being within families and across interpersonal relationships.

This symposium is free but pre-registration is required.  Please contact the CFDR Office to register.

Guest Speakers:

“By Default: The Origins of Gendered Inequality in Pandemic Parenting Arrangements”
Jessica McCrory Calarco, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology
Indiana University

“School Reopening Plans and Parents' Employment During the COVID-19 Pandemic”
Liana Christin Landivar, Ph.D.
Sociologist, Women’s Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor and
Faculty Affiliate, Maryland Population Research Center

"Workplace Supports, Domestic Labor, and Labor Force Participation During the COVID-19 Pandemic"
Daniel L. Carlson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Family, Health, and Public Policy
Department of Family and Consumer Studies
University of Utah

“Not Being Able to See Him or Hear His Voice Regularly Makes Him Feel Even Farther Away:” Barriers to Supporting Relationships among Families Impacted by Incarceration During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Breanna Boppre, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
School of Criminal Justice
Wichita State University

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