About Cheng Cheng
Cheng Cheng is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Singapore Management University.
Cheng received her Ph.D. from Princeton University in Sociology with a concentration in Demography in 2018. She completed her B.A. (Comprehensive Honors) in Sociology with a concentration in Analysis and Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012.
Her research interests include gender inequality, family demography, and social epidemiology. Her work aims to understand the production of social inequality through the lens of the extended family. Using a variety of quantitative methods and multigenerational, longitudinal survey data, she studies how extended family relationships shape gender power dynamics, wealth and income inequalities, as well as health disparities. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Marriage and Family, Social Forces, European Sociological Review, Social Science & Medicine, Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, Chinese Sociological Review, Journal of Family Psychology, and International Handbook of Rural Demography.