The University of Massachusetts Amherst


 

David Cort

Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Education

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

Cort, David A. Forthcoming. “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. Forthcoming. “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.

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

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.