About the Speaker:
Jeffrey Morenoff earned his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania in 1988. In 1995, he earned his MA in Sociology from the University of Chicago. And in 2000, he earned his Ph.D.in Sociology from the University of Chicago. He currently works as Director of the University of Michigan's Population Studies Center, Professor of Sociology at the university, and Co- Director of the university's Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program. Morenoff's research interests include: neighborhood environments, inequality, crime and criminal justice, the social determinants of health, racial/ ethnic/ immigrant disparities in health and antisocial behavior, and methods for analyzing multilevel and spatial data.