Jessica Kizer

Assistant Professor of Sociology
With Pitzer Since: 2017
Field Group: Sociology
Campus Address: Broad Hall 109
Phone: 607.3374
Email: jessica_kizer@pitzer.edu
Office Hours: Monday, 2:45-4:15pm & Wednesday, 2:45-4:15pm

Educational Background

PhD, University of California, Irvine
B.A. California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

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

Selected Publications
Kizer, Jessica M. (Forthcoming). “Arrested by Skin Color: Evidence from Siblings and a Nationally-Representative Sample.” Socius.

Rafalow, Matthew H. and Jessica M. Kizer (Forthcoming). “Mommy Markets: Racial Differences in Lesbians’ Dating Preferences for Women with Children.” Journal of Lesbian Studies.

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. DOI: 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. DOI: 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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