University of Massachusetts Amherst

Department of Sociology



Jennifer Hickes Lundquist

Curriculum Vitae

Education and Interests

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2004

Social stratification, race and ethnicity, gender, family, health disparities, military

Selected Publications

  • Joya Misra, Jennifer Lundquist and Abby Templer (graduate student). 2012. "Work-Time, Housework, Carework, and Work-Life Balance: An Assessment of Faculty at the University of Massachusetts." Forthcoming 2012, Sociological Forum.
  • Burland, Daniel (graduate student) and Jennifer Hickes Lundquist. 2011. "Evidence for the "Two Armies" Hypothesis? Data from the 1999 Survey of Active Duty Personnel." Journal of Armed Forces and Society.
  • Lundquist, Jennifer Hickes, Michelle J. Budig and Anna Curtis (graduate student). 2009. "Race and Childlessness in America: Similarities in Trends and Pathways to Childlessness among Black and White Women, 1988-2002." Journal of Marriage and the Family. 71:(3)741-55.
    (Interviewed about article on National Public Radio (NPR 88.5).)
  • Lundquist, Jennifer Hickes. "Reevaluating Ethnic and Gender Satisfaction Differences: The Effect of a Meritocratic Institution." American Sociological Review 73(3):2008.
    (Premiered on the front ASA webpage and covered in Newsweek and the Standford Social Innovation Review.)
  • Lundquist, Jennifer Hickes. 2007. "A Comparison of Societal Divorce Rates to those of Enlisted Families." Journal of Political and Military Sociology 35(2):2007.
  • Lundquist, Jennifer Hickes. 2006. "The Black-White Gap in Marital Dissolution Among Young Adults: What Can A Counterfactual Scenario Tell Us?" Social Problems 53(3):421-41.
  • Lundquist, Jennifer Hickes and Herbert Smith. 2005. "Family Formation in the U.S. Military: Evidence from the NLSY." Journal of Marriage and the Family 67:1-13.
  • Lundquist, Jennifer Hickes and Douglas Massey. 2005. "Politics or Economics? International Migration during the Nicaraguan Contra War." Journal of Latin American Studies 37:1-25.
  • Lundquist, Jennifer Hickes. 2004. "When Race Makes No Difference: Marriage and the Military." Social Forces 83(2):1-28.


  • Yaukey, David, Douglas L. Anderton, and Jennifer Hickes Lundquist. Demography: The Study of Human Population, 3rd Edition. Waveland Press, Chicago: IL, forthcoming 2006 (3rd Printing).

Book Chapters

  • Gager, Constance, Jacqueline C. Pflieger and Jennifer Hickes Lundquist. Forthcoming. "To Work or Not to Work? The Role of Poverty, Race/Ethnicity, and Regional Location in Youth Employment" in Children and Poverty Today, D. Maume & B. Arrighi eds., Praeger Press 2007.

Book Reviews

  • Lundquist, Jennifer Hickes. "Single by Chance, Mothers by Choice, Oxford International Press (2006) by Rosanna Hertz," forthcoming in October issue of Contexts.


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