Pristavec, Teja

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Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on the Caregiving Experience: Informal Caregivers’ Perception of Burden and Benefits, the Importance of Coping Resources, and How Caregiver Experience Matters for Care Recipients."

Dissertation Committee: Sharon Bzostek (co-chair); Deborah Carr (co-chair); Lenna Nepomnyaschy; Emily Greenfield Cohen.

Areas of interest: Aging and the life course, family, health, quantitative methodology.


Peer-Reviewed Publications:

  • Pristavec, Teja. Forthcoming. The burden and benefits of caregiving: A latent class analysis. The Gerontologist, in press. doi:10.1093/geront/gny022
  • Pristavec, Teja. 2017. Unintended consequences of nutritional assistance programs: Children’s school meal participation and adults’ food security. In The Intersection of Food and Public Health: Current Policy Challenges and Solutions, Chapter 3, eds. A. Bryce Hoflund, John C. Jones, and Michelle C. Pautz. New York: Routledge.
  • Pristavec, Teja. 2016. Social participation in later years: The role of driving mobility. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. Advance access. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbw057

Manuscripts Under Review:

  • Pristavec, Teja & Bzostek, Sharon. Under review. Taking off the rose-colored glasses? Comparing mothers’ and children’s reports of father involvement.

Other Publications:


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