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CSDE Seminar: Prof. Tyson Brown (Structural Racism and Health Stratification: A New Theory-Driven Empirical Approach)

May 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm PDT

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Population Research Discovery Seminars

Structural Racism and Health Stratification: A New Theory-Driven Empirical Approach

Speaker: Tyson Brown, Department of Sociology, Duke University

Structural Racism and Health Stratification: A New Theory-Driven Empirical Approac

Tyson H. Brown is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Duke University, where he is the inaugural Presidential Fellow (2021-2022) and directs the Center on Health & Society. His program of research examines the who, when, and how questions regarding racial inequalities in health and wealth. Dr. Brown has authored numerous articles in leading sociology, population health and health policy journals, and his research contributions have been recognized with awards from the American Sociological Association. Brown is currently working on several projects that address fundamental questions about racial stratification by conceptualizing, measuring and mapping structural racism, as well as quantifying its impact on the life chances. Professor Brown serves on the Board of Directors of the Population Association of America as well as on the editorial boards of several journals, including Demography, Social Forces, and the Journal of Health and Social Behavior. He earned his doctorate degree in sociology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


May 13
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm PDT


CSDE-Univ. of Washington
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