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Emily Smith-Greenaway

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Southern California.

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Dr. Smith-Greenaway’s research broadly examines how social institutions influence individuals’ wellbeing across the life-course. In her research on education, she has used both primary and secondary data to demonstrate that literacy powerfully influences both adults’ own health and that of their children. In her research on marriage, she explores how family processes intersect with the broader cultural context to influence adults’ and children’s wellbeing.

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Smith-Greenaway, Emily. Forthcoming. "Death and Desirability: Retrospective Reporting of Unintended Pregnancy after a Child's Death." Demography. NIHMSID: NIHMS778745.

Axinn, William G., Dirgha J. Ghimire, and Emily Smith-Greenaway. 2017. "Emotional Variation and Fertility Behavior." Demography, 54(2): 437-458. PMCID: PMC5426117. DOI. Abstract.

Jadhav, Apoorva, Abigail Weitzman, and Emily Smith-Greenaway. 2016. "Household sanitation facilities and women's risk of non-partner sexual violence in India." BMC Public Health, 16: 1139. DOI. Abstract.

Smith-Greenaway, Emily. 2015. "Educational attainment and adult literacy: A descriptive account of 31 Sub-Saharan Africa countries." Demographic Research, 33: 1015-1034. PMCID: PMC4852308. Abstract.

Smith-Greenaway, Emily, and S. Madhavan. 2015. "Maternal Migration and Child Health: An Analysis of Disruption and Adaptation Processes in Benin." Social science research, 54: 146-158. PMCID: PMC4833091.

Ghimire, Dirgha J., William G. Axinn, and Emily Smith-Greenaway. 2015. "Impact of the spread of mass education on married women's experience with domestic violence." Social Science Research, 54: 319-331. PMCID: PMC4607934. DOI. Abstract.

Smith-Greenaway, Emily. 2015. "Are literacy skills associated with young adults' health in Africa? Evidence from Malawi." Social Science and Medicine, 127: 124-133. PMCID: PMC4297261. DOI. Abstract.