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Monnat's research on deaths of despair, voting patterns cited in Associated Press

August 22, 2017

The Associated Press

Shannon Monnat

Shannon Monnat

Shannon Monnat, associate professor of sociology and Lerner Chair of Public Health Promotion, examined the relationship between county-level rates of mortality from drugs, alcohol and suicide ("deaths of despair") and voting patterns in the 2016 Presidential election in a study published last fall (2016). Her research was cited in the Associated Press article, "Trump Won Places Drowning in Despair. Can He Save Them?" 08/22/17

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