David Cort

Professor and Associate Chair


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

Research Areas

Social Demography; Social Epidemiology; Social Stratification; Quantitative Methods

Selected Publications

Godechot, Olivier, Paula Apascaritei,  Istvan Boza, Arei Hermansen,…. [and 23 others including David A. Cort]. “The Great Separation: Top Earner Segregation at Work in Advanced Capitalist Economies.” Forthcoming. American Journal of Sociology.

Lotz, John D., James Porter, Hoffie Conradie, Tom Boyles, Ben Gaunt, Sinovuyo Dimanda, David A. Cort. 2023. “Treating DR-TB in an Era of Shorter Regimens: Insights from Rural South Africa. South African Medical Journal 113(11): 1491-1500. 

Cort, David A, Reynolds, Kathryn*, & Chakraborty, Debadatta*. “HIV Stigma Beliefs and Unprotected Sex Among Teenagers and Young Adults in sub-Saharan Africa: The Moderating Role of Media Exposure.” 2023. Social Science & Medicine 317 (115615).

Cort, David A. 2022. “From Myopia to Clarity: Missed Opportunities and New Directions in an International Research Setting.” In Silences, Myopias, and Blind Spots in Research Practices. Edited by Kathy E. Davis & Janice Irvine. London, United Kingdom: Routledge Press.

Billings, Katie, Cort, David A., Rozario, Tannuja, & Siegel, Derek. 2021. “HIV Stigma Beliefs in Context: Country and Regional Variation in the Effects of Instrumental Stigma Beliefs on Protective Sexual Behaviors in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Southern Africa.” Social Science & Medicine 269 (113565).

Avent-Holt, Dustin, Hallsten, Martin, & Cort, David A. 2020. “Occupational Status and Organizations:  Variation in Occupational Hierarchies Across Swedish Workplaces. Research on Stratification and Social Mobility 70 (100550).

Cort, David A. and Hsin Fei Tu. 2018. "Safety in Stigmatizing? Instrumental Stigma Beliefs and Protective Sexual Behaviors in Sub-Saharan Africa." Social Science & Medicine 197: 144-152.