Christopher Wildeman

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Associate Professor of Sociology
Ph.D., Princeton University, 2008
Areas of Interest: 
Family/Gender/Sexuality; Health, Medicine, and Biosocial Interactions; Deviance, Crime and Law; Methods; Race and Ethnicity; Social Stratification.
493 College St, Room 409, New Haven, CT 06511-8907
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Christopher Wildeman is an Associate Professor of Sociology, a faculty fellow at the Center for Research on Inequalities and the Life Course (CIQLE), and a faculty fellow at the Institution for Social and Policy Studies (ISPS) at Yale University. Since 2013, he has been a visiting fellow at the Bureau of Justice Statistics. He received his Ph.D. in Sociology and Demography from Princeton University in 2008. From 2008-2010, he was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholar and postdoctoral affiliate in the Population Studies Center (PSC) at the University of Michigan. His research and teaching interests revolve around the consequences of mass imprisonment for inequality, with emphasis on families, health, and children. He is also interested in child welfare more broadly, especially as relates to child maltreatment and the foster care system. He is the 2013 recipient of the Ruth Shonle Cavan Young Scholar Award from the American Society of Criminology. 

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