William-Pridemore

William Pridemore, PhD, MA

The impact of social structure on homicide and suicide rates, the role of alcohol in violence and mortality, and sociology of health and illness.

The World Within Reach
William Pridemore, PhD, MA
Research Professor
 

School of Public Health
Department: Health Policy, Management and Behavior

Phone:
518-442-5214
Personal Pages: http://www.albany.edu/scj/61072.php

 

Education

PhD 1995-2000 University at Albany – State University of New York, Criminal Justice
MA 1993-1994 Indiana University, Criminal Justice
BA 1990-1992 Indiana University, Sociology Criminal Justice
Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2003-2004 Harvard University

Research Interests

Dr. Pridemore’s main research interests include the (1) impact of social structure on homicide and suicide rates, (2) role of alcohol in violence and mortality, and (3) sociology of health and illness. Other research interests include violence and premature mortality in Russia, determining the effects of policy on outcomes like violence and health, rural criminology and sociology, measurement and method, and domestic terrorism.