2017 Ph.D. in Sociology and Demography at The Pennsylvania State University
2009 M.A. in Sociology at Indiana University – Indianapolis
2005 B.A. in Sociology and B.A. in Psychology at Indiana University – Bloomington
AREAS OF SCHOLARSHIP
Demography; Family; Gender; Life Course and Aging; Parents and Children; Work and Family
Patterson, Sarah E., Margolis, Rachel, & Verdery, Ashton M. (2020). Family Embeddedness and Older Adult Mortality in the United States. Population Studies, Published online ahead of print.
Stokes, Jeffrey E. & Patterson, Sarah E.*. (2020). Intergenerational Relationships, Family Caregiving Policy, and COVID-19 in the United States. Journal of Aging & Social Policy, Published online, June. *Authors contributed equally
Patterson, Sarah E. (2020). Educational Attainment Differences in Attitudes toward Provisions of IADL Care for Older Adults in the U.S. Journal of Aging & Social Policy. Published Online, February.
Daw, Jonathan, Verdery, Ashton M., & Patterson, Sarah E. (2019). Beyond Household Walls: The Spatial Structure of American Extended Kinship Networks. Mathematical Population Studies, 26(4), 208-237. Published Online, May.
Lemmon, Megan, Patterson, Sarah E., & Martin, Molly A. (2018). Mothers’ Time and Relationship with Their Adolescent Children: the Influence of Labor Force Participation and Family Structure. Journal of Family Issues, 39(9), 2709-2731.
Patterson, Sarah E.*, Damaske, Sarah, & Sheroff, Christen. (2017). Gender and the MBA: Differences in Career Trajectories, Institutional Support, and Outcomes. Gender & Society, 31(3), 310-332. *First two authors contributed equally; Blog post for Gender & Society article
Amato, Paul R., & Patterson, Sarah E. (2017). Single-Parent Households and Mortality among Children and Youth. Social Science Research, 63, 253–262. PMID: 28202147
Amato, Paul R., & Patterson, Sarah E. (2017). The Intergenerational Transmission of Union Instability in Early Adulthood. Journal of Marriage and Family, 79 (3), 723-738. PMID: 28579639
2020 Institute for Social Research 2020 Next Generation Awardee, funded by The Ronald and Deborah Freedman Fund for International Population Activities
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP
2006- American Sociological Association
2013- Population Association of America
2013- Work and Family Research Network
2019- National Council on Family Relations
2020- The Gerontological Society of America