Education and Interests
Ph.D. Sociology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2011
Research/Teaching Interests: Medical Sociology, Social History, Classical and Contemporary Sociological Theory, Historical Demography, Sociology of the Family, Sociology of Education, Sociology of Culture, Sociology of Religion, Social Problems
- Leonard, Susan H., Jeffrey K. Beemer, and Douglas L. Anderton. Forthcoming 2013. “Family Wealth, Mortality and Immigration in Two Emergent Industrial Communities of 19th-Century Massachusetts.” Continuity and Change.
- Beemer, Jeffrey K. Forthcoming 2013. “The Epidemiological Transition in Practice: Consumption, Phthisis and TB in the 19th Century.” Book Chapter in Are Modern Environments Bad for Human Health? Revisiting the Second Epidemiological Transition. Wiley-Blackwell.
- Beemer, Jeffrey K. 2009. “Diagnostic Prescriptions: Shifting Boundaries in 19th Century Disease and Cause-of-Death Classification.” Social Science History 33(3):307-40.