Susan JekielekSusan Jekielek

Director, Education Archives
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)

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Brief Biography

Susan Jekielek oversees operations of ICPSR's Education Archives. She joined ICPSR in February 2013 from the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation within the Administration for Children and Families at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. While at OPRE, Jekielek oversaw early care and education research grants, and worked with agencies across the government to track and improve measurement of child and family well-being in national surveys. Jekielek has also held research appointments at the Center for Human Resource Research at Ohio State University and Child Trends, Inc. Recently, she participated in the design team for the National Study of Early Care and Education. Jekielek received her Ph.D. in Sociology from the Ohio State University.

Selected Publications

Federal Interagency Forum of Child and Family Statistics. 2011. America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-being, 2011. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.

Jekielek, Susan M, Brown, Brett, Marin, Pilar, and Laura Lippman. 2007. "Public School Practices for Violence Prevention and Reduction: 2003-04." (NCES-2007-010). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences. Available at:

Jekielek, Susan M. and Kristin Moore. 2007. Family Structure and Child Outcomes. In George Ritzer, ed., Encyclopedia of Sociology. Oxford, England: Blackwell.

Jekielek, Susan M and Brett Brown. 2005. Young Adults Transitioning to Adulthood: A Profile based on Census 2005. An Annie E. Casey Kids Count/Population Reference Bureau Report on Census 2000.

Wertheimer, Richard, Susan M. Jekielek, Zakia Redd, and Kristin Moore. 2005. Government Policies as External Influences on Work-Family Trade-offs In Work, family, health and well-being, eds. Suzanne Bianchi, Lynne Casper and Rosalind King. Mahwah, New Jersey: Erlbaum.

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