Topic: Journal of Health and Social Behavior

University of Texas at Austin Professor Named Editor-in-Chief of Sociology Journal

March 22, 2011

Debra Umberson, professor of sociology and affiliate of the Population Research Center at The University of Texas at Austin, has been named editor-in-chief of the American Sociological Association's Journal of Health and Social Behavior, one of the most prestigious and widely respected scientific journals in the field of sociology.

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Neighborhoods Perceived as Dangerous Affect Residents' Mental Health, Research Shows

April 13, 2009

Living in a neighborhood perceived as dangerous may cause anxiety, anger and depression among its residents, according to a recent study conducted by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

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