Kate Strully, Ph.D.

SUNY Assistant Professor



1400 Washington Ave

Arts and Sciences 308

Albany, NY 12222



Phone: (518) 442-4666

Fax:  (518) 442-4936

E-mail: kstrully@albany.edu                                                             




Ph.D., Sociology, 2005

New York University


MA, Sociology, 2001

Queens College, City University of New York



Research Interests:

Social determinants of health

Socioeconomic and racial-ethnic health disparities




Medical Sociology (undergraduate), Population Health (graduate), Statistics for Social Scientists (undergraduate), Social Inequality (undergraduate)


Selected Publications and Presentations:

Strully, K.W., J. H. Fowler, J. Murabito, E. J. Benjamin, D. Levy, N. A. Christakis. 2012 “Aspirin Use and Cardiovascular Events in Social Networks.” Social Science and Medicine 74:1125-1129.


Strully, K. W. 2011. “Health Care Segregation and Race Disparities in Infectious Disease: The Case of Nursing Homes and Seasonal Influenza Vaccinations.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior. 52(4):510–526.

Strully, K. W., D. H. Rehkopf, and Z. Xuan. 2010. “Socioeconomic Status and Infant Health:The Effect of State EITCs on Birth Weight.” American Sociological Review. 75(4): 534-562.


Strully, K. W. 2009. “Racial-Ethnic Disparities in Health and the Labor Market: Losing and Leaving Jobs.” Social Science and Medicine. 69(5): 768-776.

Strully, K. W. 2009. “Job Loss and Health in the U.S. Labor Market.” Demography. 46(2): 221-246.