Hiromi Taniguchi, PhD

Associate Professor


Hiromi Taniguchi is an associate professor of sociology. Her research areas are life course, sociology of work & family, and life course. She currently investigates a) work-family spillovers, b) the association between housework sharing and marital quality, and c) individuals' decisions, preferences, and attitudes about surnames of the married. She is also interested in research on civic engagement, e.g. volunteering, charitable giving, and social protest. Her research is usually based in the US or Japan, but has used a cross-national approach on a few occasions.

Research Areas
Life course
Sociology of Work and Family
Voluntary Sector Research

Teaching Areas
SOC 301 Social Statistics

SOC 303 Research Methods
SOC 350/AST 391 Japanese Families