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USA Today, March 18, 2019. “U.S. Mothers Have It the Worst When It Comes to Work-Life Balance, Study Says” by Rasha Ali.

Good Morning America, March 16, 2019. “Why It Matters That Beto O’Rourke Said He ‘Sometimes’ Helps His Wife Raise Their 3 Kids” by Katie Kindelan.

Motherly, March 14, 2019. “Beto O’Rourke Says He ‘Helps’ Raise His Kids, But Dads Are Not Just Helpers” by Heather Marcoux.

Motherly, March 14, 2019. “10 Phrases to Describe Dads That Don’t Reduce Them to Babysitters” by Heather Marcoux.

Motherly, March 14, 2019. “Why American Moms Are the Most Stressed Out Moms in the Western World” by Heather Marcoux.

The Bump, March 13, 2019. “Years of Research Prove What We Already Know: Moms in the US Are Drowning in Stress” by Stephanie Grassullo.

Scary Mommy, March 13, 2019. “New Research Shows U.S. Moms Are the Most Stressed—and Least Supported” by Cassandra Stone.

Psychology Today, March 6, 2019. “Mothers Are Drowning in Stress” by Alison Escalante.

Washington Post, Feb. 26, 2019. “Motherhood Was Once a Campaign Liability. The 2020 Female Candidates are Making it an Asset” by Samantha Schmidt.

Scholars Strategy Network, Feb. 22, 2019. “Scholar Spotlight: Caitlyn Collins.”

Futurity, Feb. 19, 2019. “Why Working Moms Need ‘Work-Family Justice'” by Gerry Everding.

ABC News, Jan. 12, 2019. “Lack of Paid Family Leave, Support at Work Partly to Blame for 30-Year Low in Fertility Rates” by Kaelyn Forde.

New York Times, Dec. 25, 2018. “The Relentlessness of Modern Parenting” by Claire Cain Miller.

Vox, May 22, 2018. “The Historically Low Birthrate” by Julia Belluz.

Manila Times, Dec. 14, 2017. “Full Employment in the United States? Not for Many Women.”

Washington Post, Sep. 5, 2016. “Of Course Hillary Clinton Went to Work Sick. That’s the American Way” by Emily L. Hauser.

Parents Magazine, Aug. 2016. “Is Work-Life Balance for Moms Total BS?”

American Association of University Women, Feb. 5, 2016. “AAUW Change-Makers to Watch in 2016.”

The Atlantic, Aug. 5, 2015. “Netflix’s New Parental-Leave Policy: ‘Just About Ideal'” by Rebecca J. Rosen.

NPR’s the Salt, April 29, 2015. “These Parents Make Lovely Lunch Bag Art; Not Everyone is Pleased” by Tove Danovich.

Futurity, Aug. 25, 2015. “Working Moms Fare Better in Sweden Than in Italy” by Rachel Griess.

Psych Central, Aug. 24, 2015. “U.S. Policies Come Up Short in Aiding Working Mothers” by Rick Nauert.

American Association for the Advancement of Science, Aug. 23, 2015. “Study Explores How Nations’ Policies Affect Mothers’ Ability to Balance Work-Family Life.”

R a d i o ,   t e l e v i s i o n ,   p o d c a s t s

Sirius XM, March 13, 2019. “Parental Leave Policies” with Joe Madison (12:21).


On Point by WBUR for NPR, Feb. 19, 2019. “‘Day Care For All’: How America Views Universal Pre-K” with Meghna Chakrabarti (46:55).


St. Louis Public Radio, Feb. 18, 2019. “Wash U Sociologist’s New Book Explores How Women Navigate Work And Family In US, Elsewhere” with Don Marsh (22:28).


Hold That Thought Podcast, Sep. 7, 2017. “Moms at Work: Policies and Perspectives in Europe and the United States.” Washington University in St. Louis (16:30).

BYU Radio’s Top of Mind, Oct. 8, 2015. “Motherhood and Employment” with Julie Rose (18:13).

Fox News 7’s Good Day Austin, Sep. 7, 2015. “Balancing Work and Family” (4:16).

Huffington Post live, Aug. 7, 2015. “From CEO Pay to Harvard MBAs.”

KOOP Radio’s Writing on the Air, Oct. 11, 2015. “Invisible in Austin with Javier Auyero (55:31).

University of Texas Press Podcast, Sep. 30, 2015. “Invisible in Austin” with Javier Auyero and Katie Jensen (38:34).

L o c a l   c o v e r a g e

The Common Reader, March 1, 2019. “To Save a Life” by Michaella Thornton.

Marin Independent Journal, Feb. 18, 2019. “Mommy Needs a Lot More Than a Drink” by Vicki Larson.

The Common Reader, Jan. 30, 2019. “Pink Slips: How Layoffs Create Double Jeopardy for Working Mothers” by Michaella Thornton.

St. Louis Magazine, Sep. 13, 2018. “Author Caitlyn Collins on How Different Countries are Making Motherhood Work” by Jeannette Cooperman and Sarah Kloepple.

Student Life, Washington University, Nov. 13, 2017. “OWN IT Summit Promotes Empowerment, Gender Inclusivity” by Jessica Bigley.

Daily Texan, Aug. 28, 2015. “UT Researcher Finds American Women Balance Work, Life Differently than European Counterparts” by Mikaela Cannizzo.

University of Texas at Austin, Aug. 24, 2015. “Nations’ Policies Affect Mothers’ Ability to Balance Work-Family Life, Study Shows.” (Reprinted in Italy Art Space, Science Daily)

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