Kim A. Weeden

Kim A. Weeden is the Jan Rock Zubrow '77 Professor of the Social Sciences, chair of the Department of Sociology, and director of the Center for the Study of Inequality at Cornell University. Her research investigates the institutional sources of rising income inequality, the impact of students' social background and environment on their aspirations and educational decisions, trends in the gender gap in wages and motherhood wage penalty, gender segregation across fields of study, and changes in the class structure. Her research has appeared in American Journal of Sociology, American Sociological Review, European Sociological Review, Sociology of Education, Demography, and other leading US and European journals. She is a founding editor of Sociological Science, a peer-reviewed, nonprofit, open-access journal devoted to advancing a general understanding of social processes.

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