Phyllis L. F. Rippey is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Ottawa. She holds a Ph.D. and an MA in Sociology from the University of Iowa. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Ottawa in 2012, she was an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Acadia University from 2007-2012. During her tenure at Acadia, she also was the coordinator of Women’s and Gender Studies and served as the academic co-director of the Atlantic Research Data Centre, Dalhousie University, from 2009-2012.
She has extensive experience using and teaching quantitative methods, with research primarily focused on issues related to gender, work, and family. She is currently co-PI, with PI Mireille McLaughlin, on a SSHRC Insight Development Grant funded project examining relationships of class, language, and geographical mobility among Francophone linguistic minorities in Canada.
As a co-investigator with On the Move, Phyllis Rippey will be working on the quantitative component, particularly examining issues related to gender, family, and employment mobility.
Rippey, Phyllis L. F. and Laurel Falconi. April 2016. “A Land of Milk and Honey? Exploring Infant Feeding Practices in Lesbian Families.” Journal of GLBT Family Studies.
Abramson, Zelda, Phyllis L. F. Rippeyoung, E. Lisa Price. 2015. “Collective Insecurity: A Case Study on a (Not-so) Ideal Case of Women Faculty.” Solitudes, edited by Elvi Whittaker. Montreal, QC & Kingston, ON: McGill-Queen’s University Press.
Rippeyoung, Phyllis L. F. 2013. “Can Breastfeeding Solve Inequality? The Relative Mediating Impact of Breastfeeding on Income Gaps in Canadian Child Cognitive Skills.” Canadian Journal of Sociology 38(1):65-85.
Rippeyoung, Phyllis L. F. and Mary C. Noonan. 2012. “Breastfeeding and the Gendering of Infant Care.” Pp. 133-143 in Beyond Health, Beyond Choice: Breastfeeding Constraints and Realities, edited by P. H. Smith, B. L. Hausman, and M. Labbock. Rutgers, NJ: Rutgers University Press.
Rippeyoung, Phyllis L. F. and Mary C. Noonan. 2012. “Is Breastfeeding Truly Cost Free? Income Consequences of Breastfeeding for Women.” American Sociological Review 77(2): 244-267.