Tim Biblarz

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Associate Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies
University of Southern California
Tim Biblarz is Associate Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies. He served as Director of Graduate Studies in the USC Dornsife Department of Sociology from 2001-2005, Chair of the Sociology Department from 2007-2012, President of USC Dornsife College’s Faculty Council in 2010-11, and is the current Faculty Master of the South Residential College on campus. His research explores causes and consequences of social inequalities in the United States over time, and over the life course, with an emphasis on family and intergenerational issues. Biblarz’s articles have focused on how the rise in divorce has affected children's patterns of social mobility over the last 40 years, how changing gender attitudes and behaviors have affected intimate relationships, how the sexual orientation of parents has mattered (or not) for children's development and achievement, and other topics. He has published in the American Sociological Review, American Journal of Sociology, Social Forces, Journal of Marriage and the Family, and other journals, and is co-author of the book, How Families Still Matter (Cambridge University Press). Tim has received honors for his teaching and research, including USC’s General Education Teaching Award, and two Best Article in Sex and Gender Awards from the American Sociological Association.

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