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Robert A. Hummer

Faculty Research Associate Ph.D., Florida State University

Professor of Sociology, Centennial Commission Professor in the Liberal Arts #1 Frank C. Erwin, Jr. Centennial Fellow
Robert A. Hummer


  • Phone: 512-471-8391
  • Office: CLA 2.622C
  • Office Hours: T 3:30-4:30; W 12:00-1:00
  • Campus Mail Code: G1800


Dr. Hummer is a social demographer whose research centers on health and mortality disparities across population groups in the United States, and with links between migration and health, and religion and health. His book with Richard Rogers and Charles Nam, Living and Dying in the USA: Health, Behavioral, and Social Differentials of Adult Mortality (Academic Press, 2000), won the Otis Dudley Duncan Award from the Population Section of the American Sociological Association for its contribution to the field of social demography. In 2010, he was awarded the Clifford Clogg Award by the Population Association of America for Early Career Achievement. He has published more than 90 journal articles and book chapters related to health and mortality patterns in the United States and his work has been funded by a number of federal agencies and private foundations. 

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