Chesley, Noelle

Associate Professor & Department Chair

Office Hours

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


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

Areas of Specialization

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

Teaching Schedule

Spring 2023
SOCIOL 327-201: Data, Technology & Society
SOCIOL 202-001: Professional Development for Social Science Majors

Prior Teaching Schedule

Fall 2022
SOCIOL 327-201: Data, Technology & Society

Spring 2022
SOCIOL 260-201: Blood, Sex, Money Power: The Family and Intimate Relationships

Fall 2021
SOCIOL 928-001: Seminar in Social Organization: Data and Society

Spring 2020
SOCIOL 928-001: Seminar in Social Organization: Data and Society

Fall 2019
SOCIOL 260-201: Blood, Sex, Money, Power: Families and Intimate Relationships
SOCIOL 361-401: Research Methods in Sociology

Selected Publications

Chesley, N. A., Meier, H., Luo, J., Apchemengich, I., & Davies, W. (2020, June). Social factors shaing the adoption of lead-filering point-of-use systems: an observational study of an MTurk sample. Journal of Water and Health.
Chesley, N. A. (2016, November). What Does it Mean to be a Breadwinner Mother? Journal of Family Issues, 38(18), 2594–2619.
Chesley, N. A., & Flood, S. (2016, November). Signs of Change? At-Home and Breadwinner Parents’ Housework and Child Care Time. Journal of Marriage and Family, 79(2), 511-534.
Chesley, N. A., & Johnson, B. (2015). Technology Use and the New Economy: Work Extension, Network Connectivity, and Employee Distress and Productivity. Research in the Sociology of Work, 26, 61-99.
Chesley, N. A., & Johnson, B. (2014). Information and Communication Technology Use and Social Connectedness over the Life Course. Sociology Compass, 8/6, 589-602.
Chesley, N. A. (2014, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Information and Communication Technology Use, Work Intensification, and Employee Strain and Distress. Work, Employment, & Society, 28(4), 589-610.
Chesley, N. A., Slibak, A., & Wajcman, J. (2013, November). Information and Communication Technology Use and Work-Life Integration. Major, D., & Burke, R. (Eds.). Handbook of work-life integration of professionals: Challenges and opportunities, 245-266. Elgar Publications.
Chesley, N. A., & Fox, B. (2012, February). Email Use and its Perceived Effect on Family Relationship Quality: Variation by Gender and Race/Ethnicity. Mesch, G. (Ed.). Sociological Focus, 45(1), 1-22.
Fonk, J., Davidoff, D., Lutzow, T., Chesley, N. A., & Mathiowetz, N. (2012, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). The Effect of Advance Directives on End-of-Life Cost Experience. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 23(3), 1137-56.
Chesley, N. A. (2011, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Stay-at-Home Fathers and Breadwinning Mothers: Gender, Couple Dynamics, and Social Change. Gender & Society, Sage, 25(5), 642-644.
Chesley, N. A. (2005). Blurring Boundaries? Linking Technology Use, Spillover, Individual Distress, and Family Satisfaction. Journal of Marriage and Family, 67, 1237-1248.