PhD, Sociology, University of California–Berkeley
Areas of Specialization
Family; Sex and Gender; Sociology of Caregiving
Oliker, S. J., & Seligman, A. I. (2015, May). Understanding Family and Medical Leave at a Large Public University. Family-Friendly Policies and Practices in Academe, 137-156. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
Oliker, S. (2011, November). Sociology and Studies of Gender, Caregiving, and Inequality. Sociology Compass, 5(11), 968-983.
Oliker, S. (2007). Gender and Friendship. Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology.
Cancian, F. M., & Oliker, S. J. (2000). Caring and Gender. Pine Forge Press.
Oliker, S. (1998). The Modernization of Friendship: Individualism, Intimacy, and Gender in the 19th Century. Adams, R. G., & Allan, G. (Eds.). Placing Friendship in Context. Cambridge University Press.
Oliker, S. (1995). Proximate Contexts of Workfare and Work: A Framework for Studying Poor Women’s Economic Action. The Sociological Quarterly, 36(2), 251-272.
Oliker, S. (1989). Best Friends and Marriage: Exchange Among Women. University of California Press.