Primary Research Interests
Social demography, education and health inequality, transitions to adulthood, fertility and reproductive health, Latin America and Africa.
Leticia J. Marteleto (Ph.D., Sociology) is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and a Faculty Research Associate of the Population Research Center at The University of Texas at Austin. She is also a Research Affiliate of the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) at the same university. She was Associate Chair of the Department of Sociology at The University of Texas at Austin from 2014 to 2018. Her recent research has been funded by NICHD and NSF. Recent research has appeared in Demography, Demographic Research, Population and Development Review, Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, Social Forces and Studies in Family Planning. In her newest research, funded through an NICHD R01, she focuses on inequalities in women’s reproductive behaviors and outcomes related to the Zika epidemic in Brazil.