Shelley Pacholok

Assistant Professor

Currently on leave
Phone: 250.807.8707

Research Summary

Gender; families; work; disaster.

Courses & Teaching

Gender; work; families; social inequality; qualitative methods.


PhD, Ohio State University

Selected Publications & Presentations

Pacholok, S. Into the Fire: Disaster and the Remaking of Gender. 2013.  University of Toronto Press. 176 pages.

Napolitano, L., Pacholok, S., Furstenberg, F. 2013. “Caught in the Middle: Educational Aspirations, Expectations, and  Realities for Middle-Income Families in the United States”.  Journal of Family Issues.  Published online first  March 6, 2013. 27 pages.

Pacholok, S. 2012.  “Interviewing Elite Men: Feminist Reflections on Studying ‘Up’ and Selling Out” Book chapter in Researching Amongst Elites, eds. Aguiar, L., Schneider, C. Ashgate Press.  Pp. 199-215.

Parsons, J., Pacholok, S., Snape, T., Gauthier, A.  2012. “Trying to Do More With Less: The Mothering Experiences of  Middle-Income Mothers”.  Families, Relationships, and Societies. 1(3): 361-377.

Pacholok, S., Gauthier, A.  2010.  “Non-Participant Fathers in Time-Use Studies: Uninvolved or Data Artifact?” Social  Indicators Research 96(2):249-266.

Pacholok, S.  2009.  “Gendered Strategies of Self: Navigating Hierarchy and Contesting Masculinities”.  Gender, Work and   Organization 16(4): 471-500.Reprinted 2011 in The Gendered Society Reader, Second Canadian Edition.  Michael  Kimmel, Amy Aronson and Amy Kaler, editors.  Oxford University Press.

Curry, T., Jarosch, J., Pacholok, S. 2005. “Are Direct-To-Consumer Advertisements of Prescription Drugs Educational?:  Comparing 1992 to 2002.” Journal of Drug Education 35(3):217-232.

Fedick, C., Pacholok, S.,Gauthier, A. 2005. “Methodological Issues Related to the Measurement of Parental Time.”  electronic International Journal of Time Use Research 2(1):67-87.  

Pacholok, S., Gauthier, A. 2004. “A Tale of Dual-Earner Families in Four Countries.” Pp. 197-223.  Book chapter in Family  Time: The Social Organization of Care edited by Nancy Folbre and Michael Bittman. New York: Routledge.


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