Jessica Kizer

Jessica Kizer

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Sabbatical Spring 2021

With Pitzer Since: 2017
Field Group: Sociology
Campus Address: Broad Hall 109
Phone: 607.3374
Email: jessica_kizer@pitzer.edu
Office Hours: By appointment: Book Appointment

Educational Background

PhD, University of California, Irvine
BA, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Recent Courses

Sociology and Its View of the World
Sociology of the Family
Quantitative Research Methods
Qualitative Research Methods
Race and Ethnic Relations

Selected Publications

Feliciano, Cynthia. and Jessica M. Kizer.  Forthcoming (Online First).  “Reinforcing the Racial Structure: Observed Race and Multiracial Internet Daters’ Racial Preferences.” Social Forces. https://doi.org/10.1093/sf/soaa065

Matthew H. Rafalow & Jessica M. Kizer. 2018. Mommy markets: Racial differences in lesbians’ dating preferences for women with children, Journal of Lesbian Studies, 22(3): 297-312, DOI: 10.1080/10894160.2018.1383801

Kizer, Jessica M. 2017. “Arrested by Skin Color: Evidence from Siblings and a Nationally-Representative Sample.” Socius. https://doi.org/10.1177/2378023117737922

Saperstein, Aliya, Jessica M. Kizer and Andrew M. Penner. 2016. “Making the Most of Multiple Measures: Disentangling the Effects of Different Dimensions of Race in Survey Research.” American Behavioral Scientist 60(4):519-537. https://doi.org/10.1177/0002764215613399

Saperstein, Aliya, Andrew M. Penner and Jessica M. Kizer. 2014. “The Criminal Justice System and the Racialization of Perceptions.” The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 651(1):104-121. https://doi.org/10.1177/0002716213503097

Selected Grants, Awards, and Honors
2017 Charles A. Lave Paper Prize for Creative Modeling in the Social Sciences
2017 UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, Alternate

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