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Elizabeth A. Armstrong

Funded Research:

Dating and Sex After Divorce at Midlife (Templeton, John)

Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center.

Professor, Women's Studies, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.

Professor of Sociology and Organizational Studies, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.

Ph.D., University of California - Berkeley

Dr. Armstrong is a cultural sociologist with interests in the areas of sexuality, gender, social movements, organizations, and higher education. Her current work examines the sources, development, and consequences of gay movements in the US, and the effects of class and gender on college experiences and outcomes.

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Books

Armstrong, Elizabeth A., and Laura T. Hamilton. 2013. Paying for the Party: How College Maintains Inequality. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Abstract. Public Access.

Journal Articles

Armstrong, Elizabeth A. 2014. "Shared subjects, divergent epistemologies: Sociology, social work, and social problems scholarship." Qualitative Social Work, 13(6): 757-765. DOI. Abstract.

Armstrong, Elizabeth A., Laura Hamilton, Elizabeth M. Armstrong, and Jessica Lotus Seeley. 2014. "Good Girls: Gender, Social Class, and Slut Discourse on Campus." Social Psychology Quarterly, 77(2): 100-122. DOI. Abstract.

Hamilton, Laura, and Elizabeth A. Armstrong. 2012. "The (Mis)Education of Monica and Karen." Contexts, 11(4): 22-27. DOI. Abstract.

Armstrong, Elizabeth A., Paula England, and Alison C. K. Fogarty. 2012. "Accounting for Women's Orgasm and Sexual Enjoyment in College Hookups and Relationships." American Sociological Review, 77(3): 435-462. DOI. Abstract.

Backstrom, Laura, Elizabeth A. Armstrong, and Jennifer Puentes. 2012. "Women's Negotiation of Cunnilingus in College Hookups and Relationships." Journal of Sex Research, 49(1): 1-12. DOI. Abstract.

Armstrong, Elizabeth A., Laura Hamilton, and Paula England. 2010. "Is Hooking Up Bad for Young Women?" Contexts, 9(3): 22-27. DOI. Abstract.

Current PSC Trainee:

Jared Eno.