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beth a. latshaw, phd, associate professor

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Beth A. Latshaw PhD

Associate Professor

  • PhD Sociology 2010

    University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill (NC)

  • SOC 215 The Family

  • SOC 257 Sociology of Sex and Gender

  • SOC 382 Research Design for Sociology

My research centers on the intersections between family, gender, and work, with a particular focus on fatherhood and men's changing contributions to housework, childcare, and co-parenting. I am also interested in pedagogical scholarship and research on the sociology of food.

Selected Awards

  • Provost Grant, Widener University, Funding for research, 2014–2015

  • Faculty Development Grant, Widener University, Funding for research, 2014–2015

  • Interdisciplinary Discussion Group Grant, Widener University, Funding for collaboration, 2014

Selected Publications

  • Latshaw, B.A. and Houser, L. (2015). When dads raise kids in fragile families: A demographic portrait of low-income, primary caregiving fathers. Conference presentation at the Eastern Sociological Society annual meeting.

  • Houser, L., & Latshaw, B.A. (2015). Daddies and day care: The role of employment and childcare characteristics in work-family conflict and parenting stress. Conference Presentation at the Society for Social Work & Research annual meeting.

  • Latshaw, B.A. (2011). Is fatherhood a full-time job? Mixed methods insights into measuring stay-at-home fatherhood. Fathering: A Journal of Theory, Research, and Practice about Men as Fathers, 9(2), 125–149.

American Sociological Association (ASA), Eastern Sociological Society (ESS)