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


BA Ramapo College, 2006 

MA The New School for Social Research, 2009 

PhD University at Albany, SUNY, 2014

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 2014

Certificate of Graduate Study in Urban Policy

Outstanding M.A. Graduate Award 2009