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Cherise Smith, Ph.D, Director JES A232A, Mailcode D7200, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-1784

"The Intersection of Race and Gender in Functional Health Trajectories"

Fri, February 12, 2010 • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM • BUR 214

Dr. Tyson Brown, Duke University

 "The Intersection of Race and Gender in Functional Health Trajectories"

Dr. Tyson Brown, Duke University


Fri, February 12, 2010 12:00 PM • BUR 214

Dr. Brown’s program of research utilizes life course perspectives and methods to investigate how ascriptive characteristics such as race/ethnicity and gender affect health and wealth. This research interest takes shape in three distinct research projects. The first project examines how race/ethnicity and the intersection of race/ethnicity with immigration and gender impact health trajectories. The second project uses multiple longitudinal data sets to investigate how dynamic processes of wealth accumulation vary by race/ethnicity, resulting in increasing wealth inequality across the life course. The final project extends his research on racial/ethnic and gender inequality by considering group differences in the effects of social and economic factors on health and wealth trajectories.

http://fds.duke.edu/db/aas/Sociology/faculty/tyson.brown

 

Sponsored by: The Department of Sociology, The University of Texas at Austin


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