Frances Goldscheider

Frances Goldscheider

University of Maryland

Frances Goldscheider is Professor Emerita, Department of Sociology, Brown University and College Park Professor, Department of Family Science, University of Maryland

Her research on the demography of the family started with a focus on changes in living arrangements in the United States, specifically the increase in living alone among the elderly, and segued to investigating the dramatic changes in the living arrangements of young adults, from the timing and context of leaving the parental home to live independently to the circumstances that have provoked many young adults to return to living with their parents.