Guttmacher Institute
Senior Research Scientist, 2015—


New York University
Ph.D., Sociology, 2015
M.A., Sociology, 2012

Queens College
City University of New York
B.A., Political Science, 2008
summa cum laude, phi beta kappa
minors in computer science and sociology

Peer-Reviewed Publications
Bearak, Jonathan & Rachel K. Jones. 2017. “Did Contraceptive Use Patterns Change After the Affordable Care Act?: A Descriptive AnalysisWomen‘s Health Issues.
Sedgh, Gilda, Jonathan Bearak, Susheela Singh, Akinrinola Bankole, Anna Popinchalk, Bela Ganatra, Clémentine Rossier, Caitlin Gerdts, Özge Tunçalp, Brooke Ronald Johnson Jr, Heidi Bart Johnston & Leontine Alkema. 2016. “Induced abortion 1990 to 2014: Global, regional, and subregional trends.” The Lancet.
England, Paula, Jonathan Bearak, Michelle Budig & Melissa Hodges. 2016. “Do Highly Paid, Highly Skilled Women Experience the Largest Motherhood Penalty?American Sociological Review.
Bearak, Jonathan, Lawrence Finer, Jenna Jerman & Megan Kavanaugh. 2015. “Changes in out-of-pocket costs for hormonal IUDs after implementation of the Affordable Care Act: an analysis of insurance benefit inquiries.” Contraception.
Bearak, Jonathan. 2014. “Casual Contraception in Casual Sex: Life-Cycle Change in Undergraduates’ Sexual Behavior in Hookups.” Social Forces.
Jennings, Jennifer & Jonathan Bearak. 2014. “Teaching to the Test in the NCLB Era: How Test Predictability Affects Our Understanding of Student Performance.” Educational Researcher.
Killewald, Alexandra & Jonathan Bearak. 2014. “Is the Motherhood Penalty Larger for Low-Wage Women? A Comment on Quantile Regression.” American Sociological Review.
England, Paula & Jonathan Bearak. 2014. “The sexual double standard and gender differences in attitudes toward casual sex among U.S. university students.” Demographic Research.
Frost, Jennifer J., Lori F. Frohwirth, Nakeisha Blades, Mia R. Zolna, Ayana Douglas-Hall & Jonathan Bearak. 2017. “Publicly Funded Contraceptive Services at U.S. Clinics, 2015.” Guttmacher Institute.
England, Paula & Jonathan Bearak. 2012. “Women’s Education and Their Likelihood & Marriage: A Historic Reversal.” Council on Contemporary Families.