Mon, April 10, 2017, noon:
Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.
Assistant Professor, Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.
Ph.D., Columbia University
Dr. Pilkauskas' broad research interest is the health, development, and wellbeing of low-income families. She examines the effects of material hardship, unemployment, poverty, and public policy on families and children, focusing on the role of private support networks - particularly grandparents - in helping families make ends meet.
Pilkauskas, Natasha V. 2014. "Living with a grandparent and parent in early childhood: Associations with school readiness and differences by demographic characteristics." Developmental Psychology, 50(12): 2587-2599. DOI. Abstract.
Pilkauskas, Natasha V. 2014. "Breastfeeding Initiation and Duration in Coresident Grandparent, Mother and Infant Households." Maternal and Child Health Journal, 18(8): 1955-1963. PMCID: PMC4138278. DOI. Abstract.
Gottlieb, Aaron, Natasha V. Pilkauskas, and Irwin Garfinkel. 2014. "Private Financial Transfers, Family Income, and the Great Recession." Journal of Marriage and Family, 76(5): 1011-1024. PMCID: PMC4259095. DOI. Abstract.
Pilkauskas, Natasha V., and Melissa L. Martinson. 2014. "Three-Generation Family Households in Early Childhood: Comparisons between the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia." Demographic Research, 30: 1639–1652. PMCID: PMC4241854. DOI. Abstract.