Zhe Zhang

Zhe Zhang is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the department of sociology at Rice University. Zhe's research is situated in the fields of family, gender, and health. Her overarching research goals are: (1) to understand the changing family dynamics in the current era; (2) to examine how these family dynamics are connected with family members’ wellbeing over the life course; and (3) how these family dynamics and the effects on wellbeing are further conditioned by social contexts such as gender, sexuality, and class.

Zhe's research has been published in Demographic Research, Chinese Sociological Review, and Research on Aging.

Zhe receives her Ph.D. in Sociology from the Ohio State University in 2018. Previously, she earned her M.A. from the Ohio State University and received her B.A. from Susquehanna University.

Research Areas

Family, Health, Gender, Social Demography, Life course/Aging, Quantitative methods, Social Stratification.