Florida State University


College of Social Sciences & Public Policy

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Patricia Homan

Assistant Professor and Associate Director of the Public Health Program

Areas of Interest: Medical sociology, population health, gender, stratification/inequality, life course and aging, demography and quantitative methods

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Curriculum Vitae


Patricia Homan is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and the Associate Director of the Public Health Program at Florida State University. She is also an Associate at FSU’s Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy and The Center for Demography and Population Health. Her research explores how gender, socioeconomic, and racial inequalities in American society shape the health and well-being of the population and individuals as they age. Her recent work has been published in American Sociological Review, Demography, American Journal of Public Health, Social Forces, Social Science & Medicine, Journal of Health and Social Behavior, The Gerontologist, and The Journals of Gerontology: Series B.


Ph.D. in Sociology, Duke University 2018
M.A. in Sociology, Duke University 2016
A.B. in Sociology, Princeton University 2005