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Christine Schwartz

Christine Schwartz

Expert on changes in partner choice in the United States, particularly with respect to educational attainment.

Assistant professor, sociology College of Letters and Science Work: 608-262-5791 Home page


  • Partner selection in cohabiting and marital unions.
  • Partner characteristics and marital dissolution.


  • Author, "Trends in Educational Assortative Marriage from 1940 to 2003"
  • Author, "Earnings Inequality and the Changing Association Between Spouses' Earnings"