Dynamic Participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and its Impact on Child Overweight (Department of Agriculture)
Research Professor, Population Studies Center.
Research Professor, Survey Research Center.
Associate Director, Survey Research Center.
Ph.D., Princeton University
Dr. Sastry’s research interests center on studying the social and spatial dimensions of health, development, and well-being of children and adolescents, both in the United States and in less developed countries.
Sastry, Narayan, and Jesse Gregory. 2013. "The effect of Hurricane Katrina on the prevalence of health impairments and disability among adults in New Orleans: Differences by age, race, and sex." Social Science and Medicine, 80: 121-129. PMCID: PMC3640812. DOI. Abstract.
McGonagle, K., Robert F. Schoeni, Narayan Sastry, and Vicki Freedman. 2012. "The Panel Study of Income Dynamics: Overview, Recent Innovations, and Potential for Life Course Research." Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, 3(2): 268-284. PMCID: PMC3591471. Licensed Access.
Jones, Malia, Anne R R. Pebley, and Narayan Sastry. 2011. "Eyes on the block: Measuring urban physical disorder through in-person observation." Social Science Research, 40(2): 523-537. PMCID: PMC3106307. DOI. Abstract.
Sastry, Narayan, and Sarah Burgard. 2011. "Changes in Diarrheal Disease and Treatment among Brazilian Children from 1986 to 1996." Population Research and Policy Review, 30(1): 81-100. PMCID: PMC3045198. DOI. Abstract.
Fussell, E., Narayan Sastry, and Mark VanLandingham. 2010. "Race, socioeconomic status, and return migration to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina." Population and Environment, 31(1-3): 20-42. PMCID: PMC2862006. DOI. Abstract.
Sastry, Narayan, and Mark VanLandingham. 2009. "One year later: mental illness prevalence and disparities among New Orleans residents displaced by Hurricane Katrina." American Journal of Public Health, 99(Suppl 3): S725–S731. PMCID: PMC2774198. DOI. Abstract.
Sastry, Narayan, K. McGonagle, and Robert F. Schoeni. 2009. "Introduction to the Special Issue on the Scientific Assessment of Biomeasures in the Panel Study of Income Dynamics." Biodemography and Social Biology, 55(2): 113-117. PMCID: PMC2824897. DOI. Abstract.
Sastry, Narayan. 2009. "Displaced New Orleans Residents in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina: Results from a Pilot Survey." Organization and Environment, 22(4): 395-409. PMCID: PMC2846814. DOI. Abstract.
Sastry, Narayan. 2009. "Tracing the Effects of Hurricane Katrina on the Population of New Orleans: The Displaced New Orleans Residents Pilot Study." Sociological Methods & Research, 38(1): 171-196. PMCID: PMC2747749. DOI. Abstract.