Refereed Journal Articles

Pragg, Brianne. 2020. "Fathers' Time Off Work, Co-Residence, and Paternal Engagement among Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Fathers.'' Journal of Family Issues. doi: 10.1177/0192513X20921513 [Article].

King, Valarie, Brianne Pragg, and Rachel Lindstrom. 2020. “Family Relationships during Adolescence and Stepchildren’s Educational Attainment in Young Adulthood.” Journal of Marriage and Family 82(2):622-638. 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