European Academy of Sociology - Fellows

Prof. Dr. Marie Evertsson

Swedish Institute for Social Research
Stockholm University
SE-106 91 Stockholm


Prof. Dr. Marie Evertsson

Fellow of the European Academy of Sociology


Marie Evertsson is professor of Sociology and Social Policy at the Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Stockholm University. She completed her PhD at Stockholm University in 2004, was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Center for Research on Inequalities and the Life Course at Yale University in 2006-2007, and a Co-director of the Swedish Level of Living Survey 2010. In 2012-2017, she was a Lecturer and Associate professor (since 2010) at the Department of Sociology, Stockholm University. Evertsson has been Associate Editor of the European Sociological Review (2018-2023). She is the Principal Investigator of the ERC funded Consolidator Grant Project GENPARENT. Evertsson’s research focus on the (gendered) division of paid work and care and the degree to which family policies influence individuals’ labor market prospects and income trajectories during the transition to parenthood. Her research includes large-scale, internationally comparative, quantitative studies but also qualitative interviews and analyses.