Assistant Professor of Sociology, California State University-Fresno
Topics of Expertise:
Cohabitation, Committed Relationships & Marriage / Economic Inequality / Feminism & Families / Gender & Sexuality / History & Trends on Gender, Marriage & Family Life / Marriage & Divorce / Parenthood: Motherhood/Fatherhood / Public Policy / TANF & Public Assistance
Jennifer M. Randles is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at California State University, Fresno. Her research explores how inequalities affect American family life and how policies address family-formation trends. Her articles have been published in Contexts, Gender & Society, the Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, and Sociology Compass. Her first book, Legislating Love: Marriage Politics, Education, and Inequality was published in 2017 from Columbia University Press.