University of Massachusetts Amherst

Department of Sociology

 

 

 

Eiko Strader

estrader@soc.umass.edu

Bio

Eiko Strader has been a Ph.D. student in residence since 2009. Her research interests include; work and family, gender inequality in labor market, welfare states, social demography, population control policies, and immigration and labor market. Currently, she is researching the relationship between single motherhood and poverty in Japan to understand the impact of wage structure and the state of current welfare programs. She is also working as a research assistant for Dr. Joya Misra and Dr. Stephanie Moller (University of North Carolina–Charlotte) to investigate the relationship between inequality and welfare state policies cross-nationally and in the United States.

Education

2008 B.S. Sociology Boise State University

Research

Strader, Eiko. "Unavoidable Poverty: Single Motherhood and Women's Employment in Japan." (Work in Progress)

Misra, Joya, and Eiko Strader. "Work, Family, and Gender Equality: Comparative Historical Evidence." (Work in Progress)

Moller, Stephanie, Joya Misra, Eiko Strader, and Elizabeth Wemlinger. "Work-Family Policies and Poverty Among Single Mothers: Comparative Historical Analysis." (Work in Progress)

Moller, Stephanie, Joya Misra, and Eiko Strader. 2012. "A Cross-National Look at How Welfare States Reduce Inequality." Sociological Compass.

Misra, Joya, Stephanie Moller, Eiko Strader, and Elizabeth Wemlinger. 2012. "Family Policies, Employment and Poverty Among Partnered and Single Mothers." Research in Social Stratification and Mobility. 30(1): 113-128.

Teaching

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Teaching Assistant – Graduate Statistics II, Spring 2012
Teaching Assistant – Self, Society and Interpersonal Relations, Spring 2009
Teaching Assistant – Self, Society and Interpersonal Relations, Fall 2009

Boise State University

Teaching Assistant – Elementary Social Statistics, Fall 2008
Teaching Assistant – Elementary Social Statistics, Spring 2008
Teaching Assistant – Elementary Social Statistics, Fall 2007
Teaching Assistant – Elementary Social Statistics, Spring 2007

 

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