Assistant Professor Joslyn Brenton Receives Summer Grant

April 17, 2020

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Dr. Joslyn Brenton, associate professor, specializes in Health & Illness, Race/Class/Gender, Social Psychology in the Department of Sociology.

Dr. Joslyn Brenton has received a summer research grant from the Center for Faculty Excellence. They will use the funding to conduct in-depth interviews with parents of young children to understand how couples negotiate the work of keeping family members healthy. The interviews will focus on couples' health-related labor. This research builds on previous research Dr. Brenton conducted with mothers of young children to understand what it takes to feed a family.