Gretchen M. Livingston
Pew Research Social & Demographic Trends Project
Gretchen Livingston is a senior researcher at the Pew Hispanic Center and the Pew Social & Demographic Trends Project. Her research focuses on fertility and family demographics. In addition she studies immigrant adaptation and technology use among Latinos. Prior to joining the Pew Research Center, she was a Visiting Research Fellow at the Princeton University Office of Population Research. She earned her doctorate in Demography and Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania. Since joining the Pew Research Center, she has written on the relationship of fertility and the recession, fertility differences between immigrant and native-born women, grandparent caregivers, fatherhood, childlessness, and the profile of Mexican-origin people in Mexico and the U.S. Livingston has discussed her work with numerous print and broadcast outlets.