Anita Garey

Associate Professor of Human Development & Family Studies and Affiliated Faculty with Sociology

Office: 348 Mansfield Road
Telephone: 860 486-6266

Ph.D. Sociology, University of California, Berkeley, 1993
M.A. Political Science, California State University,   Sacramento
B.A., English, California State University, Sacramento


The intersection of families with other social institutions
Sociology of motherhood
Families and Employment
Sociology of gender
Qualitative Methods

Editorial Board, Gender & Society, 2003-2005
Fellow, University of Connecticut Humanities Institute, 2002-03
2000 William J. Goode Book Award for Weaving Work and Motherhood, from the American Sociological Association Family Section
Fellow, Center for Working Families, University of California, Berkeley, 1999
Fellow, Bunting Institute of Radcliffe College, 1997-98



Townsend, N. W., Madhavan, S., & Garey, A. I.  (2006). Father presence in rural South Africa: Historical changes and life-course.  International Journal of Sociology of the Family 32(2): 173-190.

Garey, A.I. [interview]. (Sept., 2004). Conversations with the experts: A look at afterschool care.”  The Network News: A Sloan Work-Family News Publication 6(5), September, pp.1-5 (Newsletter of the Sloan Work and Family Research Network Network, Boston College).

Garey, A. I. (2002). Social domains and concepts of care: Protection, instruction, and containment in after-school programs. Journal of Family Issues 23(6): 769-788.

Garey, A. I., & Arendell, T. (2001). Children, work, and family: Some thoughts on ‘mother blame’ In R. Hertz and N. Marshall, eds., Working families: The transformation of the American home.  Berkeley: University of California Press.

Garey, A. I.  (1999). Weaving work and motherhood.  Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Hansen, K. V., & Garey, A.I, eds. (1998) Families in the U.S.: Kinship, and domestic politics.  Philadelphia: Temple University Press.