Elizabeth Wildsmith

Elizabeth Wildsmith

Research Scholar, Reproductive Health and Family Formation, Chapel Hill, NC

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Education & Certification

Ph.D., Sociology, The University of Texas at Austin

Elizabeth Wildsmith is a family demographer who studies family formation and reproductive health. Her research examines the process of marriage, cohabitation, and childbearing, as well as how social and family contexts may increase exposure to, or offer protection from, risk factors associated with the negative health and well-being of women, children, and families. She has particular interest in the Hispanic population and much of her research has emphasized the importance of examining ethnic and nativity/generational differences within the Hispanic population.