Brienna Perelli-Harris

Associate Professor
University of Southampton

Field of Study: Demographie, Sociologie
Specialization: Familles et ménages, Fécondité, Mariage, Divorce et unions consensuelles, Social Demography
Regional focus: Etats Unis et Canada, Europe centrale et orientale, Europe occidentale
Education: Doctorat (Ph.D, MD), University of Michigan, Sociologie, 2006
Working languages: Anglais
Other association membership in population or related fields: European Association for Population Studies (EAPS), Population Association of America (PAA)
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Dr. Perelli-Harris studies the increase in childbearing within cohabitation in industrialised countries (visit Working with researchers across Europe, the USA and Australia, she uses demographic techniques, in-depth qualitative methods, and causal methods to explore the underlying reasons for the development of new family formation behaviours. She has published in top Demography, Sociology, and Social Policy journals and is trying to better understand why cohabitation has increased so rapidly in some countries, but not in others. Recently, she has edited a Special Collection in Demographic Research “Focus on Partnerships: Discourses on cohabitation and marriage throughout Europe and Australia.”