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Andrea Willson

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Andrea Willson, Associate Professor

PhD, Sociology, Florida State University

Andrea Willson is a sociologist whose research is in the area of social inequality over the life course, particularly the role of long-term processes and cumulative experience on inequalities in health. Her recent research has investigated the impact of childhood disadvantage on adult health trajectories, the role of social mobility on health, and the transmission of health inequality across generations.

Areas of Specialization

  • Social inequality over the life course
  • Aging and the life course
  • Health effects of socioeconomic status across generations
  • Quantitative research

Selected Publications