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Sociology Research

 

2018 – to date   University of Cambridge – Department of Sociology PhD (candidate) in Sociology. Nonmarital Fertility in Latin America. Cambridge, UK
2016 – 2018     University of Oxford - Department of Sociology MPhil in Sociology and Demography. Unmarried fertility in Chile Oxford, UK
2010 – 2012     Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC) - Faculty of Social Sciences. MSc in Sociology (Distinction)
Trajectories of cohabitation in Chile. Santiago, Chile
2006 – 2010 Undergraduate studies: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile -Faculty of Social Sciences. Sociology (Distinction). Santiago, Chile

Research Interests

Quantitative Methods, Demography, Sociology of Family, Life Course Research, Event History Analysis, Family formation in Latin America

Research Projects

Wiegand, P (2020) Nonmarital fertility in Latin America
Wiegand, P (2020) Transition to first birth and first union in Latin America

Teaching

2020 - 2021     Lecturer. Event History Analysis, Social Science Research Method Programme. Graduate students. University of Cambridge
2019     Lecturer (revision sessions) SOC5: Undergraduate Quantitative Methods. University of Cambridge
2018 – to date  Demonstrator. Introduction to Stata; Foundation in Applied Statistics; Basic Quantitative Methods; Doing Multivariate Analysis, Event History Analysis, Panel Data Analysis, Power analysis. Graduate Students. Social Science Research Method Programme. The University of Cambridge.
2016    Lecturer. Sociological Foundations of Crime and Punishment, undergraduate students, PUC
2013 - 2016     Lecturer. Formation and Development of Modern Society, undergraduate students, PUC
2012 - 2013     Lecturer. Formation and Development of Modern Culture, undergraduate students, PUC
2013 - 2014     Lecturer. Chilean Culture Seminar, undergraduate students, PUC
2014 - 2016     Lecturer. The Methodology of Social Science Research, undergraduate students, PUC
2014 – 2016     Supervisor. Undergraduate thesis supervisor, PUC

Key Publications - Book Chapters

Valenzuela, E., & Wiegand, P. (2018). Familia y religión en Chile [Family and religion in Chile]. En C. Reyes, & M. Muñoz, La familia en tiempos de cambio [The family in times of change]. Santiago: Uqbar.

Key Publications - Journal Articles

Valenzuela, E. and Wiegand, P (2014) “Paternidad: Una evaluación” [Paternity – An evaluation]. In Temas de Agenda Pública. Centro de Políticas Públicas UC.

Wiegand, P (2014) “Trayectorias de la convivencia en Chile” [Trajectories of cohabitation in Chile]. Paper presented at the Sixth Congress of the Latin-American Population Association (ALAP).

Key Publications - Other

Wiegand, P (2018) “Unmarried Fertility in Chile”. Oxford: University of Oxford.

Wiegand, P (2012) “Trayectorias de la convivencia en Chile” [Trajectories of cohabitation in Chile]. Santiago: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Wiegand, P. (Julio, 2017) “Matrimonio a corto plazo: Tiempo de casados” [Short term marriage: Married time] Caras magazine

Wiegand, P. (Domingo 5 de junio, 2016) “De vuelta en el hogar de los padres, un desafío para ambas generaciones”. [Back in the parents' home, a challenge for both generations] El Mercurio Newspaper

Wiegand, P. (Domingo 29 de noviembre, 2015) “Más de la mitad de las familias en Chile hoy tienen un solo hijo”. [More than half of Chilean households have only one child] La Tercera Newspaper, pp. 68

Wiegand, P. (Viernes 3 de julio, 2015) “Un tercio de los menores de 18 años vive sin su padre biológico”. [More than one third of children under 18 years old live without his/her biological parent]. La Tercera Newspaper, pp. 86

Wiegand, P. (Viernes 3 de julio, 2015) “Entrevista sobre estudio: La Familia como Recurso de la Sociedad” [Radio interview about the survey: The Family, a Resource for Society]. Futuro 88.9 radio.

Grants and Projects

2018    “Becas Chile” Scholarship Program, Call 2018, for eligible DPhil Degree Programs at foreign universities, awarded by the National Commission of Scientific and Technological Research of the Republic of Chile (CONICYT)”, and covering full funding to pursue the “DPhil in Sociology” at the University of Cambridge until September 2022.

2016    “Becas Chile” Scholarship Program, Call 2016, for eligible Master’s Degree Programs at foreign universities, awarded by the National Commission of Scientific and Technological Research of the Republic of Chile (CONICYT)”, and covering full funding to pursue the “MPhil in Sociology and Demography” at the University of Oxford until June of 2018.

2014    Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC) ‘Participation in international conferences for academics’

PhD Supervisor

Maria Iacovou

Research Groups & Affiliations

Awards

2012    Institute of Sociology - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile ‘Academic Excellence’ Award in Master in Sociology (best final grade of the cohort)

Additional Information

POSITIONS HELD
2019 – to date  University of Cambridge – Department of Sociology. Supervisor undergraduate students (part-time).
2017 – 2018      University of Oxford -Department of Sociology Research Assistant, Professor Melinda Mills (part-time).
2012 – 2016     Institute of Sociology - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Lecturer and programme assistant (full-time).

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PhD Student, Queens' College
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