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Amy Johnson

Amy Johnson
B.A., Wellesley College, 2017

About

My research brings together cultural sociology and social demography to understand how social and cultural change impact young adults. More specifically, I'm interested in mental health, gender inequality, and social media use among Millennials and Generation Z. My current projects focus on: (1) Millennials' understandings of gender inequality, (2) social demographic change in mental health over time, and (3) how individual identities are constructed and displayed through social media. 

I have a BA from Wellesley College, where I majored in Sociology and wrote my thesis on anxiety in the coming of age process. In addition to my work in the Sociology Department, I work as a graduate research institute at the Clayman Institute for Gender Research and as a consultant for SSDS