Barbara Risman is interviewed for The Chicago Tribune’s article on maternity leave

by Caleb Butler | Jun 13, 2018

The Chicago Tribune interviews Barbara Risman, UIC professor of sociology and LAS distinguished professor, in an article about high-profile women returning to work soon after having a baby. Risman addresses a number of issues including the messages, good and bad, that short maternity breaks send, and the societal impact of insufficient paid maternity- and paternity-leave policies.