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Wendy Wang

Senior Researcher

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

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Wendy Wang is a senior researcher at the Pew Research Center. She conducts demographic research on issues related to family, gender, race, aging, health and time use. Wang is also involved in survey questionnaire and sample designs. Prior to joining the Pew Research Center in 2008, Wang was a research assistant at the Maryland Population Research Center. She received a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland and a M.A from Arizona State University, both in sociology. Before her graduate studies in the U.S., Wang was a researcher at Shaanxi Academy of Social Sciences in Xi’an, China, researching demographic issues in China. She is an author of reports on Breadwinner Moms, Modern ParenthoodMulti-generational Families, The Rise of Intermarriage, Asian Americans and Growing Old in America. Her publications also have appeared in journals such as the American Journal of Sociology and the Journal of Marriage and Family. She regularly presents research findings at national conferences on population research and survey methodology, and she talks about Pew Research reports in print and broadcast media.