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Megan ReedAffiliated Faculty | Sociology Assistant Professor


Dr. Megan Reed is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the departments of Quantitative Theory and Methods (QTM) and Sociology at Emory University.  She is a social demographer and sociologist. She employs both quantitative and qualitative methods to study gender and the family. Much of her research focuses on how family and gender dynamics change across the life course in India. Her dissertation project used interview and survey data to investigate how Indian families make marriage decisions. She also studies family and kinship in the United States, including how COVID-19 impacted family relationships. Her published papers have appeared in Journal of Marriage and Family, Social Science Research,Demographic Research, and Population Studies.


  • Ph.D., Sociology and Demography, University of Pennsylvania, 2022
  • B.A., International Studies, University of Arizona, 2012


  • QTM 190: Freshman Seminar