R. Kelly Raley

R. Kelly Raley

Professor of Sociology

University of Texas -- Austin


Kelly Raley is a professor of sociology at the University of Texas. She is also Associate Director of the Population Research Center, Director of the Science & Technical Core, and Director of the UT-Branch of the Texas Research Data Center. She is a member of the Population Association of America and the American Sociological Association, serving as the chair of the Family Section. Her research describes family change and variation by socidemographic characteristics and investigates the causes and consequences of this change.


  • PhD in Sociology, 1994

    University of Wisconsin

  • MS in Sociology, 1991

    University of Wisconsin

  • BA in Sociology, 1989

    University of Texas


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