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Liana Christin Landivar Ph.D.

Liana Christin Landivar, Ph.D.

Sociologist and Senior Researcher

Off Campus
Women's Bureau
U.S. Department of Labor
200 Constitution Ave

Washington , DC 20210
Office Phone: 202-693-6713


  1. Ph.D. University of California, Irvine, 2007; Sociology
  2. M.A. University of California, Irvine, 2004; Demographic and Social Analysis and Sociology
  3. B.A. Vanguard University of Southern California, 2002; Sociology and Social Science (Magna Cum Laude)


Liana Christin Landivar is a sociologist and senior researcher at the Women’s Bureau in the U.S. Department of Labor. Formerly, she served as a senior statistician at the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Census Bureau. She studies gender inequality in the workplace and family life, currently examining the impact of the pandemic on women’s economic outcomes. Dr. Landivar’s work is published in Demography, Gender & Society, Gender, Work & Organization, and Socius and she is the author of Mothers at Work: Who Opts Out? Dr. Landivar is the author of numerous government reports and visualizations which have been featured in Congressional and White House briefings. Her work on women’s employment has been covered widely in the media in outlets such as the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Associated Press, and Science.


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