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Professor Offer received her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Chicago in 2006. Her main research interests include personal networks, social support, work and family, parenting, and gender inequality. As a sociologist studying families, Offer's research is motivated by the concern about how the current social and economic climate affects the well-being and functioning of families from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds.

  • Personal Networks
  • Social Support and Reciprocity
  • Intergenerational Relationships
  • The Work-Family Interface
  • Parenting
  • Gender Inequality among Dual-Earner Families
  • Low-Income Families

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification


Jan 2000Jan 2006


Oct 1998Jun 2000

סוציולוגיה, Bachelor

Oct 1995Jun 1998


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