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Marianne Cooper
Sociologist, Clayman Institute
Clayman Institute Postdoctoral Fellow, 2010-2011

Marianne Cooper is a sociologist at the Clayman Institute.  She was the lead researcher for the book, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg.  Her forthcoming book, Cut Adrift: Families in Insecure Times, with the University of California Press examines how families are coping in an insecure age.  She is a core team member of the Clayman Institute’s Voice & Influence program. Cooper received her PhD in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley.  She can be contacted at  For more information about Marianne and her latest book, visit her website at 

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