©2019 by Brianne Pragg.

Refereed Journal Articles

King, Valarie, Brianne Pragg, and Rachel Lindstrom. 2019. “Family Relationships during Adolescence and Stepchilden’s Educational Attainment in Young Adulthood.” Journal of Marriage and Family. doi:  10.1111/jomf.12642 [Article].

Knoester, Chris, Richard J. Petts, and Brianne Pragg. 2019. "Paternity Leave-Taking and Father Involvement among Socioeconomically Disadvantaged U.S. Fathers." Sex Roles 81(5):257-271. doi: 10.1007/s11199-018-0994-5 [Article].

King, Valarie, Lisa M. Boyd, and Brianne Pragg. 2018. "Parent-Adolescent Closeness, Family Belonging, and Adolescent Well-Being Across Family Structures." Journal of Family Issues 39(7):2007-2036. doi: 10.1177/0192513X17739048 [Article].


Pragg, Brianne and Chris Knoester. 2017. "Parental Leave Use among Disadvantaged Fathers." Journal of Family Issues 38(8): 1157-1185. doi: 10.1177/0192513X15623585 [Article].

Research Interests



Social Inequality

Social/Family Policy