William Pridemore

William Pridemore
Research Professor
Health Policy, Management and Behavior

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


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.