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In the News: Marc A. Garcia

Maxwell Sociologists Honored and Elected to Leadership Positions at ASA Annual Meeting

Prema Kurien and Janet M. Wilmoth received awards, and several faculty colleagues were elected to roles in the American Sociological Association. 

October 4, 2023

COVID Research Project Garners up to $2.2 Million From the National Institutes of Health

Associate Professor Emily Wiemers is the principal investigator of the team that includes her Maxwell School colleague, Marc A. Garcia. 

December 12, 2022

The Unequal Burden of Long COVID

Marc A. Garcia, Catherine García, and Erin Bisesti

This data slice summarizes data from the U.S. Census Household Pulse Survey and reports that although there are no significant racial/ethnic differences in overall activity limitations from long COVID, a higher percentage of Black and Hispanic/Latino adults report experiencing “significant” activity limitations compared to Whites.

November 16, 2022

The Cost of Being a Woman: How Race and Education Affect the Gender Pay Gap

Erin Bisesti and Marc A. Garcia
This brief explores pay inequities in 2020 by race/ethnicity, gender, and educational attainment. 
October 18, 2022

Sociocultural and Demographic Drivers of Latino Population Health in New York State

Marc A. Garcia, Mara G. Sheftel, Adriana M. Reyes, Catherine Garcia
This research brief examines the diversity within the Latino population living in New York State and demonstrates the need to recognize the Latino population as a nonhomogeneous group.
September 27, 2022

Marc A. Garcia and Catherine Garcia publish a new study in Innovation in Aging

Marc Garcia and Catherine Garcia

Marc A. Garcia and Catherine Garcia recently published a new study entitled "Age Patterns in Self-Reported Cognitive Impairment among Older Latino Subgroups and Non-Latino Whites in the U.S., 1997 to 2018: Implications for Public Health Policy".

September 23, 2022

Garcia Research on COVID’s Impact on Latino Mortality Cited in US News & World Report Article

A research brief co-authored by Assistant Professor of Sociology Marc Garcia was cited in the U.S. News & World Report article, "Lives Cut Short: COVID-19's Heavy Burden on Older Latinos."

June 13, 2022

Garcia, Lerner Center Research on COVID and the Latino Mortality Advantage Cited in NBC News Story

A recent Lerner Center research brief co-authored by Assistant Professor of Sociology Marc Garcia was cited in the NBC News article, "Covid-19 narrows long-standing Latino mortality advantage, study finds."

May 16, 2022

COVID-19 Has Reduced the Latino Mortality Advantage among Older Adults

Marc A. Garcia , Rogelio Sáenz

This research brief examines Latino-white differences in COVID-19 mortality rates among older adults and describes how those disparities have reduced the Latino mortality advantage in this age group.

May 12, 2022

White COVID-19 Deaths Increased More in Red States Than in Blue States in 2021

Rogelio Saenz, Marc A. Garcia

While the early months of the pandemic were marked by higher mortality rates among Whites in blue (Democratic governor) states, red states (Republican governor) experienced larger increases in 2021.

April 26, 2022

COVID-19 Deaths Soared among U.S. Whites in 2021

Rogelio Saenz, Marc A. Garcia, Claire Pendergrast

While people of color have borne the brunt of lives lost throughout the pandemic, the growth in White deaths from COVID-19 outpaced deaths among other racial/ethnic groups in 2021. 

March 8, 2022

Latinos Report Higher Rates of Cognitive Impairment than whites, Rates Vary in Latino Subgroups

Claire Pendergrast, Marc A. Garcia, Catherine Garcia

Among older adults, U.S. Latinos have higher rates of cognitive impairment than U.S.-born whites.

January 18, 2022

Tracking COVID’s Toll

Pandemic research by Maxwell faculty and students is shaping policy and perception on everything from aging to opioid addiction.

December 21, 2021

COVID-19 Has Had Devastating Economic Impacts on Older Black and Latinx Adults

Claire Pendergrast, Amy Thierry, Marc A. Garcia

This research brief shows that in the first year of the pandemic, older Black and Latinx adults experienced greater negative economic impacts than older white adults.

December 2, 2021

Garcia discusses structural racism, COVID-19 outcomes in Public Health Post blog

"The Devastating Toll of Structural Racism," written by Assistant Professor of Sociology Marc Garcia and Ph.D. student Claire Pendergrast, was published in Public Health Post.
September 20, 2021

Maxwell School Announces New Chairs, Faculty

The Maxwell School welcomes several new faculty members and announces the appointment of four department chairs.
September 9, 2021
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