Daniel L Carlson Ph.D.

Daniel Carlson, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of family and consumer studies at the University of Utah. His research examines the causes and consequences of demographic changes in family life, specifically changes to marriage, parenthood, and the gendered division of labor in couples. His research has been published in many leading journals in family studies, sociology, and psychology and has been featured in the New York Times, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, Time, the Economist, and the Atlantic, among other outlets. His most recent research focuses on the consequences of the division of household labor for couples’ well-being.

Author of

The Chore Chart

How housework, childcare, and paid work shape couples’ happiness. Read now.