Susan De Vos

Senior Scientist
Department of Sociology
Center for Demography and Ecology
University of Wisconsin-Madison
4412 Sewell Social Sciences Bldg.
Madison, Wisconsin 53706-1393

Education
     AB 1975 Geography, University of California at Berkeley
     MPP 1977 Public Policy, University of California at Berkeley
     MA 1980 Sociology, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
     PhD 1982 Sociology, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

Research Interests
     Aging/Gerontology
     Comparative Studies
     Family/Household/Kin Group
     Fertility
     Social Change

Book
     1995. Household Composition in Latin America (New York: Plenum Press).

Recent Publications
      Susan De Vos. 2014. "Introduction to the Special Issue: Demography and Family Sociology in Latin America" International Journal of Sociology of the Family, 40(2):114-122
      Susan De Vos. 2014. "Is There a Socioeconomic Dimension to Extended Family Living Among Biologically Childless Elderly Women 60+ in Latin America?" International Journal of Sociology of the Family, 40(2):247-267
      Susan De Vos. 2014 "Biologically Childless Women 60+ Often Live in Extended Family Households in Latin America" Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 29(4):467-480
      Susan De Vos. 2012 " Paying for Household Expenses Among Unmarried Elderly Women in Latin America and the Caribbean" Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 43(6):787-809

Works In Progress
      Susan De Vos. "Extended Family Living Among Elderly Women Aged 60+ in Brazil in 2010: Comparing Women Who Had or Did Not Have a Live Birth"