Sangsoo Lee

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Ph.D. Candidate, Sociology & Demography, University of Pennsylvania

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M.A., Demography, University of Pennsylvania, 2021
M.A., Sociology, Korea University, 2014
B.A., Sociology and Media, Korea University, 2012

Entered Program: 2016
First Year Paper Advisor: Hans-Peter Kohler
Second Year Paper Advisor: Hyunjoon Park
Dissertation Chair: Hyunjoon Park
Dissertation Committee: Pilar Gonalons-Pons, Michel Guillot, Grace Kao
Graduation Year: 2023

Sangsoo Lee is a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology and Demography at the University of Pennsylvania. His research interests include inequality, family, gender, children & youth, and health. Much of his work is adopting a cross-national comparative perspective. Broadly, Sangsoo's research agenda encompasses three lines of work. First, his dissertation project considers gender dynamics in marriage and family, with a focus on couples' relative socioeconomic status. The second line of research examines how children's life chances and lifestyles are gendered and stratified across families and societies. Lastly, he also has a keen interest in marital formation, dissolution, and re-partnership in South Korea. His work has appeared in Social Science & Medicine and Demographic Research.

Selected Publications