Core faculty

Jeffrey D. Morenoff

Professor of Sociology, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, Director, Population Studies Center, Research Professor, Population Studies Center, Research Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research and Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy

Jeffrey D. Morenoff is a professor of sociology and public policy, with an additional appointment at the Institute for Social Research (ISR). He is also director of the ISR Population Studies Center. 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. 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." He earned an MA and PhD in sociology from The University of Chicago.