Department of Sociology

Brandyn Paige Gabriel

MA University of Texas Arlington 2012

Brandyn Paige Gabriel



Gender, Family, Work, Qualitative Methods


Paige is a doctoral student in the Department of Sociology at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research focuses on gender, work, and family using mixed methods.

Paige's dissertation research investigates the gender pay gap using the special case of female breadwinner families.  She examines how men's contributions to childcare impact women's career outcomes to enter the theoretical debate about the gender gap in pay using the Survey of Income and Program Participation, in-depth qualitative interviews, and a vignette study.

Before coming to UT Austin, Paige received her B.S. in Anthropology from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and her M.A. in Sociology from the University of Texas at Arlington.




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