Claudia Geist is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and the Division of Gender Studies at the University of Utah. She currently serves as the Associated Dean for Research in Transform. She studies inequality in many forms, both in the United States and with a comparative perspective, to understand the theoretical connections between gendered institutions, social context, and behavior. Her recent work examines the gendered division of labor, contraception and pregnancy intentions, as well as theoretical and measurement approaches to family and gender.