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Gretchen M. Livingston

Senior Researcher

Expertise: Gender, Marriage and Families, Race and Ethnicity, U.S. Demography

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Gretchen Livingston is a senior researcher at the Pew Research Center. She is an expert 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 stay-at-home mothers, the relationship of fertility and the recession, fatherhood, grandparent caregivers, childlessness, and fertility and education. Livingston has discussed her work with numerous print and broadcast outlets.