Joseph D. Wolfe, Ph.D.

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

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.