Mon, April 10, 2017, noon:
Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.
Assistant Professor, 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.