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Katie Hippen

Katie Hippen

Faculty Assistant, Center on Young Adult Health and Development
Faculty Assistant, Office of Planning and Evaluation

Katie Hippen is a Faculty Assistant at the University of Maryland School of Public Health. Katie serves as the Virtual Solutions Lead at the Center on Young Adult Health and Development (CYAHD) and at the Office of Planning and Evaluation (OPE).

Areas of Interest

Intimate and Familial Relationships; Sexuality; Aging, Human Development, and Life Course; LGBTQ Families; Mental Health

Katie Hippen is a Faculty Assistant at the University of Maryland School of Public Health. Katie serves as the Virtual Solutions Lead at the Center on Young Adult Health and Development (CYAHD) and at the Office of Planning and Evaluation (OPE). Katie holds an MA in Sociology from Georgia State University with a concentration in family, health and life course. Her master's thesis was titled, “Attitudes Toward Marriage and Long-term Relationships Across Emerging Adulthood.” She also holds a BS in Family Science from the University of Maryland with minors in Human Development and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies.

MA, Sociology, 2016

Georgia State University

BS, Family Science, 2013

University of Maryland College Park

Hippen, K. A. (2016). Challenges faced by LGBT families with children. In M. Stombler & A. Jungels (Eds.), Focus on social problems: A contemporary reader. New York: Oxford University Press.

Hippen, K. A. (2016). Attitudes toward marriage and long-term relationships across emerging adulthood (Master’s thesis). Atlanta, GA: Georgia State University.