University of Massachusetts Amherst

Department of Sociology



David Cort

David Cort

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Curriculum Vitae


(Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles 2007)
(M.A., Sociology, George Washington University 2001)

Areas of Expertise

Immigration; Social Stratification; Social Demography; Quantitative Methods; Race/Ethnicity

Recent Publications

Cort, David A., Ken Hou-Lin, and Gaby Stevenson. Forthcoming. "Residential Hierarchy in Los Angeles: An Examination of Ethnic and Documentation Status Differences." Social Science Research.

Creske, Mary, Naomi Modeste, Joyce Hopp, Sujatha Rajaram, & David Cort. 2013. "How Do Diet and Body Mass Index Impact Dental Caries in Hispanic Elementary School Children?" The Journal of Dental Hygiene 87(1):38-46.

Cort, David A. 2012. "Spurred to Action or Retreat? The Effects of Reception Contexts on Naturalization Decisions in Los Angeles." International Migration Review 46(2):483-516.

Cort, David A. 2011. "Reexamining the Ethnic Hierarchy of Locational Attainment: Evidence from Los Angeles." Social Science Research 40:1521-33.


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