Associate Professor, Sociology
- Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2007
- Research Interests:Social inequalities, health, demography, family, and life course.
- Current Research: Dr. Schmeer's research focuses on how social inequalities develop over the life course, with an emphasis on the role of health as both a determinant and an outcome of individuals’ socioeconomic status and household/family structures.
Dr. Schmeer's Seed Grants:
- (2016) Predictors of Allostatic Load in Mothers and Children: Biological Evidence from a High-Stress Setting
- (2013) Family contexts and physiological stress in children
- (2009) The household food environment and overweight status of Mexican American children
- (2008) Women's partnership transitions and well-being in Mexico