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Areas of Expertise
- Health & Medical
- Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2005
Social demography, health and mortality, stratification and mobility, race/ethnicity. Current research investigates linkages between racial and ethnic inequalities,status attainment processes, and health outcomes; rural/urban patterning of morbidity and mortality; and the role of kinship networks as sources of resiliency among marginalized populations. Most recent work focuses on black/white disparities in mental health outcomes, such as suicide.