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Jeffrey Morenoff

Director, Population Studies Center.

Research Professor, Population Studies Center.

Research Professor, Survey Research Center.

Professor, Sociology.

Faculty Associate, Survey Research Center.

Ph.D., University of Chicago

Dr. Morenoff’s research interests focus on neighborhood environments, crime and criminal justice, the social determinants of health, and racial/ethnic/immigrant inequality. He is currently conducting research on prisoner reentry, the social context and spatial dynamics of health and crime, and neighborhood social processes.

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Morenoff, Jeffrey, and David J. Harding. Forthcoming. "Incarceration, Prisoner Reentry, and Communities." Annual Review of Sociology. Abstract. Public Access.

McMillon, David, Carl Simon, and Jeffrey Morenoff. Forthcoming. "Modeling the Underlying Dynamics of the Spread of Crime." PLOS ONE. PMCID: PMC Journal - In Process.

Wyse, Jessica, David J. Harding, and Jeffrey Morenoff. Forthcoming. "Romantic Relationships and Criminal Desistance: Processes and Pathways." Sociological Forum.

Hicken, Margaret, Hedy Lee, Jeffrey Morenoff, James S. House, and David R. Williams. 2014. "Racial/ethnic Disparities in Hypertension Prevalence: Reconsidering the Role of Chronic Stress." American Journal of Public Health, 104(1): 117-123. PMCID: PMC3910029. DOI. Abstract.

Harding, David J., Jessica Wyse, Cheyney Dobson, and Jeffrey Morenoff. 2014. "Making Ends Meet After Prison." Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 33(2): 440-470. DOI. Abstract.

Clarke, Philippa J., Jeffrey Morenoff, M. Debbink, E. Golberstein, Michael R. Elliott, and Paula M. Lantz. 2014. "Cumulative Exposure to Neighborhood Context: Consequences for Health Transitions over the Adult Life Course." Research on Aging, 36(1): 115-142. PMCID: PMC3900407. DOI. Abstract.

Viruell-Fuentes, Edna A., Jeffrey Morenoff, David R. Williams, and James S. House. 2013. "Contextualizing nativity status, Latino social ties, and ethnic enclaves: An examination of the immigrant social ties hypothesis." Ethnicity & Health, 18(6): 586-609. DOI. Abstract.

Hicken, Margaret, Gilbert Gee, Cathleen Connell, Rachel C. Snow, Jeffrey Morenoff, and Howard Hu. 2013. "Black-white blood pressure disparities: depressive symptoms and differential vulnerability to blood lead." Environmental Health Perspectives, 121(2): 205-9. PMCID: PMC3569674. DOI. Abstract.

Knittel, Andrea Kathleen, Rachel C. Snow, Derek Griffith, and Jeffrey Morenoff. 2013. "Incarceration and Sexual Risk: Examining the Relationship Between Men's Involvement in the Criminal Justice System and Risky Sexual Behavior." AIDS and Behavior, 17(8): 2703-2714. PMCID: PMC3788090. DOI. Abstract.

Harding, David J., Jeffrey Morenoff, and Claire Herbert. 2013. "Home is Hard to Find: Neighborhoods, Institutions, and the Residential Trajectories of Returning Prisoners." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 647(1): 214-236. PMCID: PMC3640590. DOI. Abstract.

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Jay Borchert, Claire Herbert, Hui Yun Kim, Anh Nguyen, Nelson Saldaña, Jonah Siegel.