Joseph D. Wolfe, Ph.D.

Department Picture Joseph Wolfe
Joseph D. Wolfe
Assistant Professor
jdwolfe@uab.edu l 205-934-8681 l HHB 460A

Education:  
Ph.D. Sociology, Indiana University, 2013
M.S. Applied Statistics, Indiana University, 2013.
M.A. Sociology, Indiana University, 2006.
B.A. Sociology, summa cum laude, Millsaps College, Jackson MS, 2004.

Research and Teaching Interests:  Health, Stratification and Inequality, Quantitative Methods, The Life Course, Alcohol and Drug Use  

Recent Publications:

Wolfe, J. D. 2014. "Health Disparities." In William C. Cockerham, Robert Dingwall, and Stella Quah (eds.), Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behavior, and Society (pp. 939-943). Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Wolfe, J. D. 2009. "Age at First Birth and Alcohol Use." Journal of Health and Social Behavior 50:395-409.     

Palvalko, Eliza K. and Joseph D. Wolfe. 2009. "Workplace Policies, Caregiving, and Women's Long-term Income Security." Public Policy and Aging Report 19:27-31.