Quinnipiac University
Dr. Solomon is a Professor of Sociology. An expert in family sociology, Dr. Solomon teaches in the areas of families, gender, aging, work and occupations as well as introductory sociology. She is passionate about cultivating the sociological imagination in students and being a part of their intellectual growth. At Quinnipiac, she directs the Gerontology program and is a founding member of the Age-Friendly University steering committtee.

Dr. Solomon studies how professional norms, responsibilities, and policies shape individuals' work/life management The majority of her scholarship focuses on professors’ work/life issues. She also explores masculinities and fatherhood. She's published several articles about stay-at-home fathers' experiences with fatherhood. She wrote a book titled "The Lives of Stay-at-Home Fathers: Masculinity, Carework and Fatherhood in the United States" about this research. She also has co-edited a book about work/family policies in academia. See her CV for details about her scholarship or email her for more information.

She earned her Ph.D. in Sociology from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, her Master’s in Human Development and Family Studies from Oregon State University, and her Bachelor’s Degrees in Sociology (with Honors) and English from University of Oregon.


Quinnipiac University

Professor of Sociology

2014 - Present

Quinnipiac University

Associate Professor of Sociology

2010 - 2014

Quinnipiac University

Assistant Professor of Sociology

2004 - 2010

Professional Designation