Keera Allendorf

Keera Allendorf is an Associate Professor of Sociology and International Studies at Indiana University. She received her PhD in sociology from the University of Wisconsin and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan. She also worked previously at the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Dr. Allendorf's research focuses on family, gender, and health. She investigates how and why family behaviors vary and change over time and how family behaviors shape well-being. Current projects examine the influence of beliefs and values on marriage and changes over time in family structure and marriage. Geographically, Dr. Allendorf's work focuses on India and Nepal. Her methods include the analysis of large-scale surveys and ethnographic fieldwork. Her articles have appeared in the American Journal of Sociology, Demography, and the Journal of Marriage and Family.

Contact

Department of Sociology, Indiana University, 1020 E. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405, kallendo@indiana.edu