About Cheng Cheng
Cheng Cheng is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Princeton University, affiliated with the Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China (CCC), Department of Sociology, and Office of Population Research (OPR). She is also affiliated with the Center for Social Research (CSR) at Peking University, as part of the Peking-Princeton Postdoctoral Program (PPPP).
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. She is interested in understanding the dynamics of extended family relationships and the implications of such relationships for gender inequality and health disparities. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Marriage and Family, Social Science & Medicine, and International Handbook of Rural Demography.