Keera Allendorf

Keera Allendorf

Keera Allendorf is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Illinois-Champaign Urbana. Her research interests fall in the intersections of demography, gender, and family in South Asia. Much of her work has explored the determinants and consequences of women's agency. Currently, she is focusing on family relations, household structure, and family formation, including examining how these structures are changing over time and their links to well-being.













Recent Pub

Qing Lai, Arland Thornton. The making of family values: Developmental idealism in Gansu, China Social Science Research.

Recent Pub

Allendorf. Schemas of Marital Change: From Arranged Marriages to Eloping for Love. Journal of Marriage and Family.

Reading History Sideways

The method of reading history sideways is described and critiqued by Arland Thornton

Recent Pub

Thornton, Pierotti, Young-DeMarco, Watkins. Developmental Idealism and Cultural Models of the Family in Malawi. Population Research and Policy Review.

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Developmental Idealism
Population Studies Center
University of Michigan