William G. Axinn

Research Professor, PSC
Research Professor, Society, Population, & Environment
Professor, Sociology
Professor, Ford School Of Public Policy
William G. Axinn


William Axinn studies the relationships among social change, family organization, intergenerational relationships, marriage, cohabitation and fertility in the United States and Nepal. His research also includes the development of new methods for collecting social science data. His teaching centers on the family, the life course, fertility and research methods.