Heidi Williams

Heidi Williams, Instructor

Heidi Williams, Instructor
Heidi Williams, Instructor

Department of  Sociology
521 McBryde Hall 
225 Stanger Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-8839 | hmwill07@vt.edu

Professor Williams is an Instructor in the Department of Sociology. Her research longitudinally investigates how non-marital childbearing influences parental bonds, extended kin involvement, and child wellbeing.

  • Family instability
  • Child wellbeing
  • Extended family relationships among disadvantaged families
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Journal Articles

Högnäs, Robin .S. and Heidi Williams. 2017. “Maternal Kinship Involvement and Father Identity in Fragile Families.” Journal of Family and Economic Issues 38 (2): 249-262.

Williams, Heidi and Robin S. Högnäs. Forthcoming. “Low-Income Single Parents, Postsecondary Education, and Access to Unilateral Support: A Case Study of THEA.” Contemporary Journal of Anthropology and Sociology.

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