Jeffrey D. Morenoff

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Office Location(s): 4118 LSA
Phone: 734.936.2949
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  • Affiliation(s)
    • Population Studies Center (ISR), Survey Research Center (ISR), Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program
  • Fields of Study
    • Health and Healthcare
    • Social Demography
    • Race, Thnicity, and Immigration
  • About

    Jeffrey Morenoff is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Associate Research Professor in the Population Studies Center and Survey Research Center. He is also Co-Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program at the University of Michigan.  Professor 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.  Morenoff’s current projects include studies of (1) prisoner reentry in Michigan, (2) neighborhood environments and health in Chicago, (3) neighborhood environments, crime, and antisocial behavior in Medellín, Colombia, (4) change over time in the spatial concentration of poverty, and (5) long-term trajectories of health and mortality in the U.S.   In 2004, Morenoff won the Ruth Shonle Cavan Young Scholar Award from the American Society of Criminology, for “outstanding contributions to the discipline of criminology.”

  • Education
    • Ph.D. University of Chicago, 2000
  • Research Areas of Interest
    • Criminology/Delinquency, Demography, Urban Sociology