Joseph Gibbons - Sociology and Anthropology Faculty - Colgate University

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Joe Gibbons

Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology
Sociology & Anthropology, 420 Alumni Hall
p 315-228-6279


PhD University at Albany, SUNY, 2014

MA The New School for Social Research, 2009

BA Ramapo College, 2006

Teaching Experience

Graduate Instructor, University at Albany, SUNY 2011-2014

Adjunct Professor, College of Saint Rose 2011-2014


Social Inequality, Race and Ethnicity, Nonprofit Community-Based Organizations, Urban Sociology, Health, Mixed Methods, GIS and Spatial Analysis, Social Theory.


"Does Racial Segregation Make Community-Based Organizations More Territorial? Evidence from Newark, NJ and Jersey City, NJ." Journal of Urban Affairs. (In press).

"Self-rated Health and Residential Segregation: How Does Race/Ethnicity Matter?" Journal of Urban Health. (with Tse-Chuan Yang; 2014)

"Declining Segregation through the Lens of Neighborhood Quality: Does Middle-Class Status Bring Equality?" Social Science Research (with Samantha Friedman and Chris Galvan, 2014)

“’Not Your Father’s Suburb…’ 21st Century Suburban Demography: increasing Diversity Yet Lingering Exclusion.” in Social Justice in Diverse Suburbs: History, Politics, and Prospects. Christopher Niedt, editor. Temple University Press (with Nancy Denton; 2013)


Paul Meadows Award for Excellence in Graduate Research, University at Albany, SUNY 2014

University Benevolent Research Grant, University at Albany, SUNY 2012

Graduate Student Organization Research Grant, University at Albany, SUNY 2011

Certificate of Graduate Study in Urban Policy, University at Albany, SUNY 2011

Outstanding M.A. Graduate Award, The New School 2009