Associate Professor of Sociology
University of Pennsylvania
Kristen Hartnett is an Associate Professor of Sociology and a Research Associate of the Population Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests include economic influences on marriage, cohabitation, and childbearing; the causes and consequences of lacking material and emotional support from friends and family; and the influence of sex ratio imbalances and other aspects of social context on romantic relationships and childbearing. She received her Ph.D. in Sociology and Demography from Princeton University.