Shawn Bauldry horizAssistant Professor
Heritage Hall 460C
(205) 934-0565

Research and Teaching Interests: Health and Inequality, Applied Statistics

Office Hours: By appointment only

  • BA, Wake Forest University
  • MS, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  • PhD, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

I am an assistant professor of sociology. Before coming to UAB I earned my PhD in sociology from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. I also earned an MS in statistics while at Chapel Hill. I like to teach courses related to medical sociology and the sociology of mental health. I also enjoy teaching statistics courses. Visit my personal website for more information.

  • Sociology of Mental Health
  • Medical Sociology
  • Classical Sociological Theory
  • Longitudinal and Multilevel Data Analysis
  • Shawn Bauldry, “Variation in the Protective Effect of Higher Education Against Depression,” Society and Mental Health 5 (2015):145-61.
  • Richard Miech, Michael J. Shanahan, Jason Boardman, and Shawn Bauldry, “The Sequencing of a College Degree during the Transition to Adulthood: Implications for Obesity,” Journal of Health and Social Behavior 56 (2015):281-95.
  • Michael Shanahan, Shawn Bauldry, Brent W. Roberts, Ross Macmillan, and Rosemary Russo, “Personality and the Reproduction of Social Class,” Social Forces 93 (2014):209-40.
  • Shawn Bauldry, “Conditional Health-Related Benefits of Higher Education: An Assessment of Compensatory versus Accumulative Mechanisms,” Social Science & Medicine 111 (2014):94-100.