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Lynda Lytle Holmstrom

Dept. of Sociology
Boston College
Chestnut Hill MA 02467


B.A., Stanford University, Anthropology
M.A., Boston University, Sociology
Ph.D., Brandeis University, Sociology

My research interests are in the following areas.

Most of the projects have been conducted using qualitative methods such as in-depth interviews and/or participant observation.

My teaching interests encompass the above research interests, but are broader: marriage and the family, violence against women, medical sociology, and qualitative research methods.

Research and Publications--selective list by topic

Teaching--courses--brief descriptions