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Sean J. Drake

Sean J. Drake

Assistant Professor, Sociology Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., University of California, Irvine, 2017

Areas of Expertise

Ethnographic methods

Jennifer Flad

Jennifer Flad

Assistant Teaching Professor, Sociology Department

Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2009

Areas of Expertise

Health and illness, gender and sexuality, sustainability, disability studies, food and food politics

Marc Garcia

Marc Garcia

Assistant Professor, Sociology Department

Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin, 2015

Areas of Expertise

Medical sociology, aging and the life course, racial/ethnic disparities, minority and immigrant health

Cecilia A. Green

Cecilia A. Green

Associate Professor, Sociology Department

Senior Research Associate, Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration

Ph.D., University of Toronto, 1998

Areas of Expertise

Race, class, gender, Caribbean studies

Prema Kurien

Prema Kurien

Professor, Sociology Department

Senior Research Associate, South Asia Center

Senior Research Associate, Sovereignty, Order and Conflict Working Group

Senior Research Associate, Center for Qualitative and Multi-Method Inquiry

Ph.D., Brown University, 1993

Areas of Expertise

Immigrants and immigration, religion, ethnicity, immigrant politics, India

Scott Landes

Scott Landes

Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Sociology Department

Faculty Associate, Aging Studies Institute

Ph.D., University of Florida, 2014

Areas of Expertise

Sociology of disability, medical sociology, aging and the life course, military veterans

Andrew S. London

Andrew S. London

Professor, Sociology Department

Associate Dean for Research and Administration, Maxwell School

Tenth Decade Faculty Scholar

Faculty Associate, Aging Studies Institute

Research Affiliate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1993

Areas of Expertise

Medical sociology; HIV/AIDS; demography; aging and the life course; families, poverty, welfare and low-wage work; carework; veterans; LGBT/sexuality studies

Amy Lutz

Amy Lutz

Associate Professor, Sociology Department

Director of Graduate Studies, Sociology Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., University of Albany, State University of New York, 2002

Areas of Expertise

Race and ethnicity, immigration, bilingualism, educational inequality

Yingyi Ma

Yingyi Ma

Associate Professor, Sociology Department

Director, Asian/Asian American Studies

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Advisory Board Member, East Asia Program

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2007.

Areas of Expertise

Education, migration, Asian/Asian American studies

Madonna Harrington Meyer

Madonna Harrington Meyer

University Professor, Sociology Department

Meredith Professor of Teaching Excellence

Faculty Research Affiliate, Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion

Faculty Affiliate, Aging Studies Institute

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., Florida State University, 1991

Areas of Expertise

Social policy, aging and the life course, family policies

Shannon Monnat

Shannon Monnat

Associate Professor, Sociology Department

Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion and Director, Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion

Co-Director, Policy, Place, and Population Health Lab

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Research Affiliate, Aging Studies Institute

Ph.D., University at Albany, SUNY, 2008

Areas of Expertise

Rural demography, social and structural determinants of health and health disparities, spatial differences in morbidity and mortality

Jennifer Karas Montez

University Professor, Sociology Department

Gerald B. Cramer Faculty Scholar in Aging Studies

Director, Center for Aging and Policy Studies

Co-Director of the Policy, Place, and Population Health Lab

Faculty Associate, Aging Studies Institute

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2011

Areas of Expertise

Demography, political economy and population health, life course and aging

Jackie Orr

Jackie Orr

Associate Professor, Sociology Department

Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1999

Areas of Expertise

Cultural politics and performance; contemporary theory, science, technology and psychiatry; critical body studies; history and politics of psychopharmaceuticals

Arthur Paris

Arthur Paris

Associate Professor, Sociology Department

Advisory Board Member, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean

Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1974

Areas of Expertise

Urban society and policy, race and ethnic relations, science and technology, non-white popular culture

Gretchen Purser

Gretchen Purser

Associate Professor, Sociology Department

Research Director, Advocacy and Activism

Senior Research Associate, Center for Qualitative and Multi-Method Inquiry

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2009

Areas of Expertise

Work and labor, urban poverty, law and punishment, housing and homelessness, precarity, social theory, ethnography, community-based action research

Rebecca Schewe

Rebecca Schewe

Associate Professor, Sociology Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2011

Areas of Expertise

Environmental and natural resource sociology

Merril Silverstein

Merril Silverstein

Professor, Sociology Department

Professor, Human Development and Family Science, Falk College

Marjorie Cantor Endowed Professor in Aging

Faculty Associate, Aging Studies Institute

Research Affiliate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., Columbia University, 1990

Areas of Expertise

Aging, family, intergenerational relationships, demographic, policy and cultural contexts, quantitative methods

Janet M. Wilmoth

Janet M. Wilmoth

Professor and Chair, Sociology Department

Director, Aging Studies Institute

Research Affiliate, Autonomous Systems Policy Institute

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1995

Areas of Expertise

Sociology of aging and the life course, demography, health

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