Sociology DepartmentFaculty Member

Kate W. Strully

Associate Professor

Expertise: Medical Sociology and Population Health

Contact Info:

  • kstrully@albany.edu
  • Office: 308 Arts & Sciences Building
  • Phone: please contact by email
  • Mailing Address:
  • 1400 Washington Ave.
    Arts & Sciences 351
    University at Albany
    Albany, NY 12222

CV: Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 2005 Ph.D., Sociology, New York University
  • 2001 M.A., Sociology, Queens College, City University of New York
  • 1998 B.A., Sociology, Barnard College, Columbia University

Recent Research Projects

  • Earned Income Tax Credits and Health— In recent decades, federal and state Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC) have been expanded, and today the EITC is the largest anti-poverty program in the United States. This work explores how this growth in EITCs has impacted infant and child health.

  • Social Contexts, Sexual Networks and Racial-Ethnic Disparities in STDs – Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, this project explores how racial and ethnic segregation and inequality in the U.S. contribute to large disparities in HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.

Research Interests

  • Social Stratification
  • Health
  • Social Policy
  • Statistics and Methods

Courses Taught

  • SOC 221: Statistics for Sociologists
  • SOC 341: Social Inequality
  • SOC 359: Medical Sociology
  • SOC 665: Population Health (Special Topics in Demography)