Jade Avelis


Area of Interest

Gender, Religion, Marriage and Family, Social Psychology


Jade is in her sixth year of studies at Notre Dame. Her primary research areas are gender, marriage and family, religion, social psychology, and work-nonwork balance. Her dissertation investigates the experiences of men who are the primary caregivers for their children, specifically how social class impacts their understanding of masculinity and being a father. She is conducting research with Jessica Collett on graduate students' knowledge of work-life balance of professors and how feelings of impostorism are related to graduate students' career goals. Jade is also working with Nicolette Manglos-Weber on projects about the role of subjectivity in resilience to stressful events and how young adults understand their relationship with God. Before coming to Notre Dame, Jade graduated from the John Wesley Honors College at Indiana Wesleyan University in 2008. Please feel free to contact her at the e-mail address below if you would like more information.

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