Associate Professor, Berea College, Sociology
Dr. Bouma’s fields of study include demography, gender, social stratification, work, and education. Her most recent research has been on gender and the allocation of household labor in rural China and on educational and economic roles of Chinese children. In addition to these areas of interest she teaches courses in sociological research methods and introductory sociology, as well as contributing to the college General Studies program with a course Stories, where she and a group of Freshmen read and discuss literature, and the U.S. Traditions course.