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Jay Pearson

Assistant Professor, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University.

Off-Campus Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Dr. Pearson conducts research within the area of social epidemiology. Other research interests include childhood chronic diseases and Caribbean-American health.

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Pearson, Jay, and Arline T. Geronimus. 2011. "Race/ethnicity, Socioeconomic Characteristics, Co-ethnic Social Ties and Health: Evidence from the National Jewish Population Survey." American Journal of Public Health, 101(7): 1314–1321. PMCID: PMC3110243. DOI. Abstract.

Geronimus, Arline T., Margaret Hicken, Jay Pearson, Sarah Seashols, Kelly Brown, and Tracey Dawson Cruz. 2010. "Do US Black Women Experience Stress-Related Accelerated Biological Aging?" Human Nature: An Interdisciplinary Biosocial Perspective, 21(1): 19-38. PMCID: PMC2861506. DOI. Abstract.

Kaestner, Robert, Jay Pearson, Danya Keene, and Arline T. Geronimus. 2009. "Stress, Allostatic Load, and Health of Mexican Immigrants." Social Science Quarterly, 90(5): 1089-1111. PMCID: PMC3001634. DOI. Abstract.

Pearson, Jay. 2008. "Can't Buy Me Whiteness: New Lessons from the Titanic on Race, Ethnicity, and Health." DuBois Review: Social Science Research on Race , 5(1): 27-47. Abstract.