Jason Schnittker

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Professor of SociologyGraduate Chair of Sociology

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Health is shaped by many things, but my work is focused on the relevance of social factors.  In this vein, I have recently explored the intersection of genes and environments in shaping well-being, as well as the relationship between incarceration and the health of current and former inmates.  Like other medical sociologists, I define "health" broadly and have explored outcomes as diverse as depression, disability, disease, and death.       

Education

Ph.D. 2001. Indiana University (Sociology)