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Rhubart's research on gender disparities in caretaking featured in Public Radio International

Lerner Postdoctoral Fellow Danielle Rhubart's research finds that working mothers of young children cut down their hours four to five times more than working fathers.

August 10, 2020

Montez-led study linking state policies to life expectancy in the Los Angeles Times

The tendency is to focus on what Americans behaviors in regards to obesity, smoking, and drug use, but state policies are so important.
August 5, 2020

Danielle Rhubart's Research Cited in Marketwatch

"Research also suggests that mothers aren't just reducing their hours, they're leaving their jobs to cope. Among women who said they were not working due to the pandemic, more than 16% said it was because they had to care for children not in school or daycare...compared to less than 5% of the men," states a research brief written by Lerner Postdoctoral Scholar Danielle Rhubart.

July 25, 2020

Lerner Center research cited in NYT article on working moms, COVID-19

Lerner Postdoctoral Scholar Danielle Rhubart's research found that over 80 percent of U.S. adults who weren’t working because they had to care for their children who were not in school or day care were women.

July 15, 2020

Danielle Rhubart's Research Brief Cited in New York Times

Danielle Rhubart, Lerner postdoctoral scholar, was cited in The New York Times in a story about how COVID-19 is disproportionately affecting mothers’ careers. 

July 15, 2020

Harrington Meyer quoted in Christian Science Monitor article on working parents, COVID-19

"A lot more grandparents are deciding to burst their bubble," to see or care for their grandchildren.
July 10, 2020

Lerner Graduate Fellow, Emmy Helander, interviewed for Buffalo News story about COVID deaths

Lerner Graduate Fellow, Emmy Helander, was interviewed for this Buffalo News story about COVID-19 deaths in Buffalo, NY
July 7, 2020

Dean’s Office, CPR fund summer project assistantships

Eleven faculty members will receive awards from the Maxwell School to support emerging research projects this summer.
June 24, 2020

Landes featured in Forbes on COVID19 deaths related to intellectual and developmental disabilities

Lerner Research Affiliate Scott Landes and his colleagues  found that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) have a greater chance of dying from COVID-19 than those without IDD.

May 29, 2020

Zhang quoted in National Geographic story on raising resilient children during coronavirus

Lerner Fellow Xiaoyan Zhang notes the positive long term outcomes of emotionally resilient children and discusses steps caregivers can take to help strengthen children's coping skills.

May 28, 2020

Meyer interviewed for New York Times article about the impacts of COVID-19 on grandparents

Grandparents who are providing child care during the pandemic can see tremendous benefits—more physical activity, a healthy emotional life, more socializing—but the additional stressors can also lead to burnout. “It’s simultaneously wonderful and too much,” says University Professor Madonna Harrington Meyer.

May 13, 2020

Monnat comments on impact of COVID-19 on minorities in Daily Gazette

"This is just another example of the negative health impacts of structural racism," says Shannon Monnat, associate professor of sociology and Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion. "Across all institutions, blacks are disadvantaged."

April 29, 2020

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