Texas Tech University

People

Nadia Y. Flores-Yeffal, PhD

Director, Texas Tech Population Center
Associate professor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
Research Interests: international migration, youth education, media, and social networks
Regional areas: US, Mexico & El Salvador and South Africa

Faculty Affiliates

Cristina Bradatan, PhD

Associate professor & Chair of the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
Research Interests: Climate Change, international migration, skilled migration and social networks
Regional areas: US and Europe

Seung-won Emily Choi, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
Research Interests: Health Disparities, Aging and Life Course, Family Demography
Regional areas: US, China & South Korea

Seungjong Cho, PhD, MSW

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
Research Interests: Suicide Prevention, Mental Health Disparities, Aging, Community Intervention
Regional areas: US & South Korea

Jeffrey Dennis, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health, TTUHSC & Adjunct Faculty, Sociology
Research Interests: Racial Disparities in birth outcomes, mental health and the criminal justice system, social aspects of emergency medicine.
Regional areas: US

Charlotte Dunham, PhD

Professor Emeritus, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
Research Interests: Aging, Gender and family
Regional areas: US & South Africa

Luis Ramirez, PhD

Associate professor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
Research Interests: border studies, family
Regional areas: US, Mexico

Martha Smithey, PhD

Associate professor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
Research Interests: border studies, family, violence against children and intimate partner violence
Regional areas: US, Mexico

Brandon Wagner, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
Research Interests: Intersection of health and family across the early life course, use of biomarkers in social research
Regional areas: US



 

Population Center