Associate Professor of Sociology
Brown University
Box 1916
Providence, RI 02912
401.863.3192
margotj@brown.edu 

SELECTED RESEARCH


The State of Educational Opportunity: The Coleman Report 50 Years Later.  (with Susan L. Moffitt).  Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 2017.


Cumulative Inequality in Child Health and Academic Achievement. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 2015.

The Relationship between Lifetime Health Trajectories and Socioeconomic Attainment in Middle Age.  (with Dohoon Lee).  Social Science Research, 2015.

Early Childhood Nutritional Policy and the Reduction of Academic Inequality: The Case of WIC. Social Science and Medicine, 2015.

Nativity Differences in Mothers’ Health Behaviors: A Comparative Lens. (with Sara McLanahan and Kathleen Kiernan). Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 2012.

Immigrant-Native Differences in Child Health: Does Maternal Education Narrow or Widen the Gap?” (with Kathleen Kiernan and Sara McLanahan).  Child Development, 2012.

(See also: “Distinguishing between the Effects of Residential Mobility and Neighborhood Change on Children’s Well-Being: A Research Note.” California Center for Population Research Working Paper 2009-016.)