Noelle Chesley

  • Associate Professor, Sociology
  • Department Chair, Sociology
  • Faculty Affiliate, Women and Gender Studies


  • PhD, Cornell University
  • MPA, Syracuse University
  • BS, University of Wisconsin–Madison
  • Rufus King High School, Milwaukee, WI

Office Hours

Available by appointment in-person or by phone/video conference

Teaching Schedule

Course Num Title Meets Syllabus
SOCIOL 260-201 Blood, Sex, Money, Power: Families and Intimate Relationships No Meeting Pattern

Courses Taught

  • SOCIOL 202: Professional Development for Social Science Majors 
  • SOCIOL 260: Blood, Sex, Money Power: The Family and Intimate Relationships
  • SOCIOL 327: Data, Technology & Society
  • SOCIOL 361: Research Methods in Sociology
  • SOCIOL 928: Seminar in Social Organization: Data and Society

Research Interests

  • Social Implications of Data and Technology
  • Gender
  • Work and Family
  • Health and Well-Being

Selected Publications

Chesley, Noelle A., Meier, Helen, Luo, Jake, Apchemengich, Immaculate, and Davies, W. Hobart. “Social factors shaing the adoption of lead-filering point-of-use systems: an observational study of an MTurk sample” Journal of Water and Health (2020).
Chesley, Noelle A., and Johnson, Britta. “Technology Use and the New Economy: Work Extension, Network Connectivity, and Employee Distress and Productivity” Research in the Sociology of Work 26. (2015): 61-99.
Chesley, Noelle A., Slibak, Andra, and Wajcman, Judy. “Information and Communication Technology Use and Work-Life Integration” Handbook of work-life integration of professionals: Challenges and opportunities Ed. Major, Debra, and Burke, Ronald. Elgar Publications. (2013): 245-266.
Fonk, James, Davidoff, Donna, Lutzow, Thomas, Chesley, Noelle A., and Mathiowetz , Nancy. “The Effect of Advance Directives on End-of-Life Cost Experience” Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 23.3 (2012): 1137-56.
Chesley, Noelle A. “Blurring Boundaries? Linking Technology Use, Spillover, Individual Distress, and Family Satisfaction” Journal of Marriage and Family 67. (2005): 1237-1248.