Rachael D. Robnett In The News

Profile: Rachael D. Robnett

November 28, 2017
According to a recent study by American researchers, married men who change their name to take their wife's name would lose their "dominant male" status within the couple. In contrast, wives who choose to keep their maiden name are seen as powerful and ambitious.
November 27, 2017
While most women still take their husband's surname after they marry, various alternatives have become more popular in recent years. Husbands take their wives' surnames, some couples combine their surnames and, of course, women are increasingly shunning the practice altogether and keeping their own names.
The Sydney Morning Herald
November 27, 2017
More than 80 per cent of Australian women take their husband's name when they marry. Each to their own, but this one has always puzzled me.
November 27, 2017
The findings published in Sex Roles: A Journal of Research suggest that when a married woman does not use the surname of her husband, people tend to view the man as effeminate.
Asian News International
November 26, 2017
While women are increasingly choosing to keep their maiden name after marriage, a new study suggests that this choice can influence how people look at the husband.
November 25, 2017
Today in “Why is this still a thing?”: Keeping your maiden name could affect how people view your husband.
November 24, 2017
An increasing number of women are choosing to keep their maiden name upon marrying.
November 24, 2017
These days, it's not assumed that a woman will take her husband's surname when they tie the knot, and many are keeping their own.