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Effect of Incarceration on Health (PSC Initiatives Fund)
The Contextual Determinants and Implications of Back-End Sentencing (Department of Justice)
Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)
Unpacking Trends in Neighborhood Poverty, Affluence, and Economic Diversity, 1970-2010 (PSC Initiatives Fund)
Evaluation of the MPRI Learning Site (Michigan Council on Crime and Delinquency)
Neighborhoods, Recidivism, and Employment among Returning Prisoners (Department of Justice)
Michigan Prisoner Reentry Initiative: A Plan for Comprehensive Evaluation (Michigan Department of Corrections)
Research Professor, Population Studies Center.
Associate Professor, Sociology.
Faculty Associate, Survey Research Center.
Associate Chair, Sociology.
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.
Clarke, Philippa J., Jeffrey Morenoff, M. Debbink, E. Golberstein, Michael R. Elliott, and Paula M. Lantz. Forthcoming. "Cumulative Exposure to Neighborhood Context: Consequences for Health Transitions over the Adult Life Course." Research on Aging. NIHMSID: NIHMS424437. DOI.
Knittel, A., Rachel C. Snow, Derek Griffith, and Jeffrey Morenoff. Forthcoming. "Incarceration and Sexual Risk: Examining the Relationship Between Men's Involvement in the Criminal Justice System and Risky Sexual Behavior." AIDS and Behavior. DOI. Abstract.
Harding, David J., Jeffrey Morenoff, and Claire Herbert. Forthcoming. "Home is Hard to Find: Neighborhoods, Institutions, and the Residential Trajectories of Returning Prisoners." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. NIHMSID: NIHMS419826.
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.
Clarke, Philippa J., Jennifer Ailshire, James S. House, Jeffrey Morenoff, Katherine E. King, R. Melendez, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2012. "Cognitive function in the community setting: the neighbourhood as a source of 'cognitive reserve'?" Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 66(8): 730-6. PMCID: PMC3387518. DOI. Abstract.
Hicken, Margaret, Gilbert Gee, Jeffrey Morenoff, Cathleen Connell, Rachel C. Snow, and Howard Hu. 2012. "A Novel Look at Racial Health Disparities: The Interaction Between Social Disadvantage and Environmental Health." American Journal of Public Health, 102(12): 2344-2351. DOI. Abstract.
Hunte, H., G. Mentz, James S. House, A. Schulz, David R. Williams, Michael R. Elliott, Jeffrey Morenoff, and D. White-Perkins. 2012. "Variations in hypertension-related outcomes among Blacks, Whites and Hispanics in two large urban areas and in the United States." Ethnicity & Disease, 22(4): 391-7. PMCID: PMC3579519. Abstract.
Karb, Rebecca A., Michael R. Elliott, Jennifer B. Dowd, and Jeffrey Morenoff. 2012. "Neighborhood-level stressors, social support, and diurnal patterns of cortisol: The Chicago Community Adult Health Study." Social Science & Medicine, 75(6): 1038-1047. PMCID: PMC3556931. DOI. Abstract.
Cerda, Magdalena, Jeffrey Morenoff, Ben Hansen, Kimberly Hicks, Luis Duque, Alexandra Restrepo, and Ana Diez Roux. 2012. "Reducing Violence by Transforming Neighborhoods: A Natural Experiment in Medellin, Colombia." American Journal of Epidemiology, 175(10): 1045-1053. PMCID: PMC3353133. DOI. Abstract.
Clarke, Philippa J., Jennifer Ailshire, James S. House, Jeffrey Morenoff, Katherine E. King, Robert Melendez, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2012. "Cognitive Function in the Community Setting: The Neighborhood as ‘Cognitive Reserve'?" Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 66(8): 730-736. PMCID: PMC3387518. DOI. Abstract.