Ph.D. Princeton University
Sociology (Expected May 2018)
B.A. University of Wisconsin-Madison
Sociology, Concentration in Analysis and Research, Comprehensive Honors (May 2012)
Cheng received her Ph.D. in Sociology from Princeton University in 2018. She
completed her B.A. (Comprehensive Honors) in Sociology with a concentration
in Analysis and Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012. Her
research interests include gender inequality, family demography, and social
epidemiology. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Marriage and Family,
Social Science and Medicine, and International Handbook of Rural Demography.
Cheng, Cheng. 2018. “Women’s Education, Intergenerational Coresidence,
and Household Decision-Making in China.” Journal of Marriage and Family.
Advance Online Publication.
Cheng, Cheng. 2017. “Anticipated Support from Children and Later-Life
Health in the United States and China.” Social Science & Medicine 179:
Winkler, Richelle, Cheng, Cheng, and Shaun Golding. 2012. “Boom or Bust?
Population Dynamics in Natural Resource-Dependent Counties.” Pp. 349-367 in
International Handbook of Rural Demography, edited by L. Kulcsar and K.
Curtis. Netherlands: Springer.