Associate Director, Stone Center for Research on Wealth Inequality and Mobility
Office: Social Sciences 425
Geoff Wodtke’s research is in the areas of urban poverty and neighborhood effects, group conflict and racial attitudes, class structure and income inequality, and methods of causal inference in observational research. He is currently working on several projects dealing with the impact of poverty on child development, class and racial disparities in exposure to environmental health hazards, and new methods for estimating causal effects with observational data. His previous work on these topics has been published in the American Sociological Review, American Journal of Sociology, Demography, and Sociological Methodology, among other outlets. Wodtke completed his PhD in Sociology at the University of Michigan, where he also earned his MA in statistics.