B.A. California State University Sociology 1976
Ph.D. State University of New York at Stony Brook Sociology 1985
Parent-adult child relations; family caregiving; social support networks; marital quality; gender and work
Aging and the family; family sociology; sociology of health and illness
National Institute on Aging
Sechrist, Jori, J. Jill Suitor, Nicholas Vargas, and Karl Pillemer. (In press). "The Role of Religious Similarity in the Quality of Parent-Child Relations: Differences within Families and Between Races." Research on Aging.
Suitor, J. Jill, Jori Sechrist, Megan Gilligan, and Karl Pillemer. (In press). "Intergenerational Relations in Later-Life Families" in Handbook of Sociology of Aging, Rick Settersten and Jacqui Angel (Eds.). NY: Springer.
Suitor, J. Jill, and Karl Pillemer. (In press). "Differences in Mothers' and Fathers' Parental Favoritism in Later-Life: A Within-Family Analysis." In From Generation to Generation: Continuity and Discontinuity in Aging Families, Merril Silverstein and Roseann Giarrusso (Eds.). Johns Hopkins Univ. Press: Baltimore, MD.
Sechrist, Jori, J. Jill Suitor, Karl Pillemer, Megan Gilligan, Shirley Keeton, and Abby Howard. (In press). "Aging Parents and Adult Children: Determinants of Relationship Quality." In Handbook on Families and Aging, Rosemary Blieszner and Victoria Bedford (Eds.), NY: Praeger
Pillemer, Karl, J. Jill Suitor, Seth Pardo, and Charles Henderson, Jr., (2010). "Mothers' Differentiation and Depressive Symptoms among Adult Children." Journal of Marriage and Family 72:333-345.
Abrahamson, Kathleen, James Anderson, Marilyn Anderson, J. Jill Suitor, and Karl Pillemer. (2010). "The Cumulative Influence of Conflict on Nursing Home Staff: A Computer Simulation Approach." Research in Gerontological Nursing 3:39-48
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