Research Areas

Health and the Life Course

This area uses sociological approaches to understand health as a manifestation of broader sturctures of social inequality and study health and aging over the life course as a social process.

Power and Justice

This area examines social inequality along multiple dimensions including race, ethnicity, immigration status, sexuality, gender, class and other dimensions.

Social Demography and Migration

This area examines population dynamics, including family demography, population health, and patterns of crime and violence.

Work and the Economy

This area studies inequality in work arrangments within the context of the changing nature of work and the economy.