Hayward Derrick Horton

Hayward Derrick Horton
Professor
Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Education

1985 Ph.D.(Sociology), The Pennsylvania State University
1981 M.A.(Sociology), The Pennsylvania State University

Dr. Horton smiles at the camera
About

Research interests:

  • Demography
  • Race/Ethnicity and Structural Inequality
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Community and Economic Development

 

Professional experience:

2006-Present Professor, Department of Sociology, UAlbany

2006-Present Professor, School of Public Health, UAlbany

1995-2006 Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, UAlbany

2001-2006 Associate Professor, School of Public Health, UAlbany

1995 Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Iowa State University

1989-1995 Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Iowa State University

1984-1989 Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Central Arkansas

1982-1984 Instructor, Department of Sociology, The Pennsylvania State University

 

Honors and awards:

  • Lifetime Membership Award by the Sociological Honor Society of Norfolk State University, November 16, 2018.

  • The Black Caucus of the Public Employee Federation of New York Outstanding Service Award, 2008

  • SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Academic Service, 2005-2006.

  • UAlbany’s Excellence in Academic Service Award, 2005-2006.

  • SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2001

  • UAlbany’s Excellence in Teaching Award, 2000-2001

  • The Black Faculty and Professional Staff Association Outstanding Service Award, 1997 

  • The Association of Black Sociologists ‘ Leadership and Service Award, 1995

  • The Alpha Kappa Delta Emory Borgardus Award for Faculty Excellence in Teaching, 1992

  • Rural Sociological Society/Ford Foundation Travel Scholarship, 1991

  • The Outstanding Young Men of America Award, 1989 

  • Black Community Developers Award for Outstanding Leadership, 1989

 

Current professional memberships:

  • Alpha Kappa Delta, Sociological Honor Society
  • American Sociological Association
  • Association of Black Sociologists
  • Sociologists for Women in Society
  • Eastern Sociological Society
  • Population Association of America
  • Rural Sociological Society
  • Society for Applied Sociology
  • Southern Sociological Society