Gender and Puberty in Adolescence

Fri, February 16, 2007 | GEB 3.312

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Cavanagh's talk will outline the significance of pubertal timing in girls' lives, with a focus on sexual debut and girls' educational careers.

Dr. Shannon Cavanagh holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She arrived at the University of Texas in Fall 2003 as a Postdoctoral Fellow. Her research addresses two general themes: adolescent development in context and the role of family instability on child well-being.

Sponsored by: Presented as part of the CWGS New Faculty Colloquium Series.

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