Sarah Burgard, Ph.D., M.S., M.A.

Associate Professor
Literature, Science, & the ArtsSociology

Biography

Dr. Burgard's research interests focus on the way systems of stratification and inequality impact the health of people and populations. She studies racial/ethnic and gender-based disparities in working conditions and occupational careers, the effect of these inequalities on health, and the impact of an individual's working life on the well-being of other family members. She also examines racial/ethnic and socioeconomic determinants of children's health in South Africa and Brazil.

  • Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles
  • M.S., Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles
  • M.A., Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles
  • B.A., International and Comparative Policy Studies, Reed College
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