Adrianne M. Frech, Ph.D

Adrianne M. Frech, Ph.D

Title: Associate Professor
Dept/Program: Sociology
Office: Olin Hall 258
Phone: (330) 972-7393
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Dr. Frech's research focuses on relationships between family transitions, employment, and mental and physical aspects of health, with a focus on long-term trajectories of well-being.

Her research has appeared in the American Sociological Review and the Journal of Health and Social Behavior, and has been cited in multiple popular press outlets, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Reuters, The Huffington Post, and


  • Post-Doc (2009-2011), Department of Sociology, Rice University
  • Ph.D. (2009) in Sociology from The Ohio State University
  • M.A. (2005) in Sociology from The Ohio State University
  • B.A. (2003) in Sociology/Anthropology from Denison University