|Furstenberg, Frank, PhD|
Frank F. Furstenberg, is a Professor of Sociology and Research Associate in the Population Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania. His interest in the American family began at Columbia University where he received his Ph. D. in 1967. His recent book is Destinies of the Disadvantaged: The Politics of Teen Childbearing (2007). His current research projects focus on the family in the context of disadvantaged urban neighborhoods, adolescent sexual behavior, cross national research on children’s well-being, urban education and the transition from adolescence to adulthood. He is current Chair of the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Transitions to Adulthood and has received numerous honors for his contributions to research on adolescence and public policy. He is a member of the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on an Aging Society.
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