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Emily Joy Nicklett


Ph.D., Sociology & Health Services Organization and Policy, University of Michigan
M.A., Sociology, University of Michigan, 2010
M.S.W., Social Work - Policy, International Affairs, Columbia University, 2005
B.A., International Studies – Development, University of Washington, 2002
A.A., Arts & Sciences, Clark Community College, Vancouver, 2000

Current Projects with Burgard:

2009-2010   Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Grant ($14,495) “Mental Health among Latino and Asian American Immigrants: The Roles of Social Mobility and Sociocultural Factors”

2009   Nicklett, Emily, and Sarah A. Burgard. “Downward Social Mobility and Major Depressive Episodes among Latino and Asian American Immigrants to the United States.” American Journal of Epidemiology 170(6):793-801.

Research interests:

Effects of inequality on experiences of aging and care
Informal care, social support, and experience of chronic illness
Co-occurrence of physical and mental chronic health conditions


2010-2011   Postdoctoral Fellow: Epidemiology & Biostatistics of Aging
Center on Aging and Health, Johns Hopkins University

2011   Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Contact Information:

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