Surveillance in the Home, "Helicopter Parenting," Relationship Between Parenting Strategies and New TechnologiesHepburn Professor of Sociology
Topics she can discuss include:
- Relationship between parenting strategies and new technologies
- "Helicopter Parents"
- Surveillance in the home
- Parenting approach of different social classes
- Family poverty in rural areas
About Margaret Nelson
Peggy Nelson is the Hepburn Professor of Sociology at Middlebury College and the author of "Parenting Out of Control," published in May 2010. She teaches courses on women and gender studies, and sociology of family, education and poverty.
Her research focuses on surveillance, contemporary parenting practices, families in rural areas and single mothers.
Nelson graduated from Swarthmore College and received her master's and doctorate from Columbia University.