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Tim Biblarz

Associate Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies

Contact Information
E-mail: biblarz@usc.edu
Phone: (213) 740-3547
Office: HSH 314
Office Hours: MWF : 2/day

Faculty Profile on Departmental Website


Ph.D. Sociology, University of Washington, 5/1992

Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

Faculty Master, USC South Residential College, 2012-  
Associate Professor, University of Southern California, 2000-  
Chair, Department of Sociology, University of Southern California, 2007-2012  
Director of Graduate Studies, USC Sociology, 2001-2005  

Description of Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests

Professor Biblarz studies the causes and consequences of social inequalities in the United States over time, with an emphasis on family and intergenerational issues. Current projects include an examination of how parents’ gender matters for children's development; a study of the relationship between sexual orientation and patterns of social mobility; and an investigation of differences in the division of labor in same- and different-sex two-parent families.

Research Specialties

Family Sociology, Stratification and Social Mobility, Gender and Sexuality, Demography, Statistics

Affiliations with Research Centers, Labs, and Other Institutions

Gerontology Research Institute in the Andrus Gerontology Center, University of Southern California
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