Assistant Professor, Sociology and Criminal Justice

Faculty Scholar, Center for the Study of Diversity

University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716


Dr. Mieke Eeckhaut is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of Delaware. She received her PhD in Sociology from Ghent University (Belgium), and completed a NICHD F32 postdoctoral fellowship at the California Center for Population Research at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her research examines the social and health consequences of social stratification for the family, with a special focus on racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in the United States. Her work has appeared in such journals as Journal of Marriage and FamilyPopulation StudiesPerspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, European Sociological ReviewFertility & Sterility, International Migration Review, and Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.