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Christina M. Gibson-Davis, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Sociology, and Psychology and Neuroscience  

Office Location: 228 Rubenstein
Office Phone: (919) 613-7364
Duke Box: Duke Box 90312
Email Address: cgibson@duke.edu

Areas of Expertise

  • Social Policy
    • Child well-being
    • Demography
    • Economic Inequality and Poverty

Ph.D., Northwestern University, 2001
M.A., Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 2001
B.A., Bates College, 1992

Research Categories: Class differences in family formation; family formation and inequality

Teaching (Fall 2015):

  • Pubpol 496s.02, Honors seminar Synopsis
    Sanford 224, F 03:05 PM-05:35 PM

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. A Gassman-Pines, CM Gibson-Davis and EO Ananat. "How Economic Downturns Affect Children's Development: An Interdisciplinary Perspective on Pathways of Influence." Child Development Perspectives (July, 2015): n/a-n/a. [doi]
  2. Gassman-Pines, A., Ananat, E. and Gibson-Davis, C.M. "Effects of statewide job losses on adolescent suicide-related behaviors.." American journal of public health 104.10 (2014): 1964-1970. [doi]  [abs]
  3. C.M. Gibson-Davis. "Magic Moment? Maternal Marriage for Children Born Out of Wedlock." Demography 51.4 (2014): 1345-1356. [doi]  [abs]
  4. C.M. Gibson-Davis and H. Rackin. "Marriage or Carriage? Trends in Union Context and Birth Type by Education." Journal of Marriage and Family 76.3 (2014): 506-519. [doi]  [abs]
  5. Ananat, E., Gassman-Pines, A, and Gibson-Davis, C. "Community-wide job loss and teenage fertility: evidence from North Carolina.." Demography 50.6 (December, 2013): 2151-2171. [html], [doi]  [abs]

Curriculum Vitae

Current Ph.D. Students   (Former Students)

  • Sarah C. Fuller  
  • Ashley K. Brown  
  • Lane Destro  
  • Heather Rackin  

Christina M. Gibson-Davis