Jeanne A Holcomb

Associate Professor

Full-Time Faculty


Email: Jeanne A Holcomb
Phone: 937-229-3695


Jeanne is an associate professor of sociology. Her research interests include: family experiences; health, aging and the lifecourse; child well-being; and social stratification.


  • Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Florida

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Latham, K., Fernandez-Baca, D., and Holcomb, J.  "Who Cares for the Kids? Social Parenting in Disney Films". Forthcoming. Journal of Family Issues.

Latham, K. and Holcomb, J.  "Racial Variations of Parity Status as a Predictor of Disability Onset Among Old-Old Women". Journal of Family Issues. Published online (www) >>

Perdue, R., Sbicca, J., and Holcomb, J.  (2012). "A Life Cycle Approach to Food Justice: The Case of Breastfeeding". Environmental Justice, 5(3), 168-172.

Book Chapter

Holcomb, J.  (2012). "First comes the Baby Carriage?: Non-Normative Transitions to Parenthood in Film".  In Sutherland and Feltey (Eds.) Cinematic Sociology (pp. 272-285). Los Angeles, CA: Sage.