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
Medical Sociology and Population Health
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.
- Social Stratification
- Social Policy
- Statistics and Methods