Penn State Penn State: College of the Liberal Arts
Jane Lankes, M.A.


Jane Lankes, M.A.

I am a Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology and Demography with interests in motherhood, marriage, religion, health, and quantitative methods. My dissertation focuses on maternal investment and maternal well-being. Together with Dr. Shenk, I research various topics related to dowry in South Asia.

Intensive Mothering and Maternal Physical Health

Dissertation Chair(s):
Dr. Sarah Damaske

Research Interests:
Family, Gender, Health, Food, Religion, Demography, Quantitative Methods