Demography Ph.D. candidate Jeylan Erman's article, "Parental Separation and School Performance Among Children of Immigrant Mothers in Sweden," has been published in the European Journal of Population.
Ph.D. Candidate, Sociology & Demography, University of Pennsylvania
M.A., Demography, Stockholm University, 2015
A.B., Economics, Princeton University, 2008
Jeylan Erman is a fifth-year Ph.D student in the sociology and demography program at the University of Pennsylvania. Jeylan's research interests lie in the intersection of migration and family change. In a master's program in demography at Stockholm University, she examined the role of parental separation in immigrant children's schooling outcomes in Sweden. Currently, she is studying migrant fertility in Germany, France and Turkey. Prior to coming to Penn, Jeylan was also a Fulbright research fellow in Berlin, Germany from 2010 to 2011. Jeylan received an AB in economics and a certificate in Near Eastern Studies from Princeton University in 2008.