Kate H. Choi, Associate Professor
Acting Director, Centre for Research on Social Inequality
PhD, Sociology, University of California - Los Angeles
Kate H. Choi is a family demographer, inequality scholar, and quantitative sociologist. Her research examines the nature, determinants, and consequences of social inequality. Her work focuses on determinants of partner selection and implications for inequality in future generations, inequality by race and socioeconomic status, and immigration experiences and their implications for socioeconomic integration in the destination country. She currently holds a SSHRC Insight Development Grant for her project investigating the impact of neighborhood context on physical wellbeing.
Areas of Specialization
- Social inequality;
- Social Stratification;
- International migration;
- Family demography;
- Racial and socioeconomic disparities;
- Quantitative Methods
- "The Social Significance of Interracial Cohabitation: Inferences Based on Fertility Behavior"
2020; Demography; Kate H. Choi | Rachel Goldberg
- "Racial Diversity in the Marital Assimilation of Hispanics"
2020; Journal of Marriage and Family 82(2): 675-690; Kate H. Choi
- "Fertility Behavior of Interracial Couples"
2018; Journal of Marriage and Family 80(4): 871-887; Kate H. Choi | Rachel Goldberg
- "The relationship between low birthweight and childhood health: disparities by race, ethnicity, and national origin"
2018; Annals of Epidemiology 28(10): 704-709; Kate H. Choi | Melissa L. Martinson
- "Marriage‐Market Constraints and Mate‐Selection Behavior: Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Differences in Intermarriage"
2017; Journal of Marriage and Family 79(2): 301-317; Kate H. Choi | Marta Tienda