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Ph.D. Sociology, Duke University (2010) Committee:
Linda K. George (Chair), Kenneth C. Land, Angela M. O’Rand, Nan Lin, Deborah T. Gold
Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies, Duke University (2010)
M.A. Sociology, Duke University (2007) Qualifying Exams: Medical Sociology and Stratification B.A. Sociology and American Studies, California State University, Fullerton (2005) Summa cum laude (and with University Honors)
2010 – present NICHD Postdoctoral Fellow Population Research Center, University of Texas at Austin
Zheng, Hui and Patricia A. Thomas. (forthcoming) “Marital Status, Self-Rated Health, and Mortality: Overestimation of Health or Diminishing Protection of Marriage?” Journal of Health and Social Behavior. Sautter, Jessica, Patricia A. Thomas, Matthew E. Dupre, and Linda K. George. 2012. “Socioeconomic Status and the Black-White Mortality Crossover.” American Journal of Public Health, vol. 102(8): 1566-1571. Thomas, Patricia A. 2012. “Trajectories of Social Engagement and Mortality in Late Life.” Journal of Aging & Health, vol. 24(4): 547-568. McFarland, Michael J., Cheryl A. Smith, Loren L. Toussaint, and Patricia A. Thomas. 2012. “The Relationship between Forgiveness of Others and Health: Do Race and Neighborhood Matter?” Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, vol. 67B(1): 66-75.
Westport. Patricia A. vol. Brackett. 2008. “Father Presence. 38(4): 529-546. 1.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior. “The Shifting Roles of Fathers and the Consequences of Father Absence and Presence. Edythe M. vol.” Social Science & Medicine. and Feelings of Closeness to the Father among Adult African American Children. CT: Greenwood Press. 65B(3): 351-357. “Trajectories of Social Engagement and Limitations in Late Life. Krampe. Thomas. vol. 2010. and Limitations in Late Life. WORKING PAPERS How Does the Impact of Support and Strain in Social Relationships on Health Vary Across Race and Gender? (sole authored). 2011. and Age (with Amy Lodge and Debra Umberson). The Impact of Support and Strain on Mental Health at the Intersection of Race and Gender (with Debra Umberson). Hui Lui. Patricia A. Newton. Widowhood and Health Trajectories: Race/Gender Intersection (with Debra Umberson and Isaac Sasson). “Gender.. “Social Ties and Health at the Intersection of Race and Gender. 52(4): 430-443. Thomas. Thomas. 2008. Thomas. Patricia A. Patricia A. vol. Patricia A. Family Structure. Patricia A.” Journal of Black Studies. “Support and Strain in Social Relationships: Do They Matter for Health at Different Stages of the Life Course?” (Under review at Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences). and Mieke Thomeer. Patricia A. edited by Kimberly P.” (Revise & Resubmit at American Sociological Review).” Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences. The Impact of Parental Role Strain and Support on Trajectories of Physical Activity Across Race. Debra. Thomas. UNDER REVIEW Umberson. vol.” in Battleground: The Family. 73: 1428-1435. Social Engagement. Page 2 . and Rae R. The Impact of Support and Strain on Chronic Health Conditions at the Intersection of Race and Gender (with Debra Umberson). “Is It Better to Give or to Receive? Social Support and the Well-Being of Older Adults. Thomas. Thomas. 2011. Gender. Kristi Williams.Thomas. Patricia A. Positive and Negative Marital Experiences and Self-Rated Health at the Intersection of Race and Gender (with Debra Umberson).
Patricia A. April 2008. Hui Liu. August 2008. November 2009. Portland. Atlanta. MA. “Adult Children’s Helping Behaviors towards Their Parents: The Role of Reciprocity. CO. Atlanta. Thomas.” Population Association of America Annual Meeting. “African American Fathers’ Relationships with Their Children: Are They Absent or Present?” Pacific Sociological Association Annual Meeting.” Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting. Thomas.” Population Association of America Annual Meeting. November 2011. CA. May 2012. Patricia A. Thomas. Thomas. March 2007. Patricia A. Sautter. NY. Patricia A. “Trajectories of Social Engagement and Mortality. Jeff A. & Linda K. Smith. “Is It Better to Give or to Receive? Helping Relationships and the WellBeing of Older Adults. Thomas. April 2005. San Francisco. Washington. Page 3 . & Patricia A. Patricia A. VA. Thomas. “Pathways between Social Engagement. New York. Thomas. “Mortality Crossovers: The Effects of Socioeconomic Status and Race. Thomas. Richmond. Debra. Boston. D.. Self-Rated Health. George. Rackin. Aging. Jessica M. “Perceived Old Age and Interaction. & Tracey LaPierre.. Patricia A. Thomas. Patricia A. April 2007. Boston.. LA.C.” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting.” Southern Sociological Society Annual Meeting. Thomas. OR. New Orleans. Hui and Patricia A.” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. Thomas.” Southern Sociological Society Annual Meeting. CA. August 2012. “Social Capital. Physical Impairment.” Population Association of America Annual Meeting.” Southern Sociological Society Annual Meeting. MA. Matthew E. Denver. August 2009. GA. Umberson. Patricia A. “Marital Status. “Widowhood and Health Trajectories: Race/Gender Intersection. April 2011. Patricia A. Patricia A.PRESENTATIONS Zheng. “The Effects of Father Presence Despite Nonresidence on the Delinquency of Children. and Well-Being. Thomas. Heather M. Dupre. Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting. and Cognitive Impairment among Older Adults Using Structural Equation Modeling. San Francisco. & Mieke Thomeer. Discussant. Patricia A. “The Effects of Support Received on Support Older Adults Provide to Others. and Mortality: Overestimation of Health or Diminishing Protection of Marriage?” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. March 2006. Isaac Sasson. Thomas.
Demography. Teaching Gender” course taken. Portland.78 out of 5 on student evaluations) Pedagogical Training 2005 – 2009 Spring 2009 Spring 2007 Spring 2004 Attended Sociology Department’s teaching workshops. Duke University “Teaching Race. council meets October 2012. “The Welfare of Americans: Success. and the Elusive American Dream. CA 2004. Wealth. Erica.” California Sociological Association Annual Meeting. Class.” Honors Program Roundtable Session. Thomas. & Lizano. OR. Thomas. Duke University Peer Mentor/Service Learning Assistant for two Introduction to Sociology Courses. April 2005. and Experiences. “The Perpetuation of Social Inequality: Race. Patricia A.” Pacific Sociological Association Annual Meeting. Duke University (Quality of instruction rated 4. “Service-Learning for Sociology of Aging: Issues. Fullerton FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS 2009 – 2010 Phillip Jackson Baugh Fellowship (for aging research). Duke University “Introduction to College Teaching” course taken. San Francisco. Land (Editor) Data analysis of Financial Literacy Survey. and Government Spending. OTHER RESEARCH EXPERIENCES 2011 . Fullerton 2008 – 2009 2007 – 2009 Fall 2004 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Summer 2009 “Gender.Thomas. Patricia A. Work. application received percentile ranking among the top 20%) Survey construction and data analysis consulting for the Executive Committee of the Graduate Faculty. Riverside. Page 4 . and Organizations” Sole instructor of undergraduate course. Thomas. American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. Duke University Editorial Assistant. for Kenneth C. Student Financial Services California State University.2012 Submitted K99/R00 NIH Pathway to Independence Award proposal (resubmitted March 2012. Patricia A. California State University. CA. Challenges. October 2004. Duke University Patricia A.
Presidential Advisory Committee on Community Interaction (2007-08) Patricia A. Chair. CA. Page 5 May 2012 May 2012 August 2008 2006 – 2010 2005 – 2010 2005 – 2009 .2006 – 2009 2005 – 2006 Spring 2005 Conference Travel Awards. MA. Research on Aging Chair. San Francisco. California State University. Duke University Graduate Award Fellowship. “Families and Health and Nutrition” Session at Population Association of America Annual Meeting. Fullerton (Awarded to one graduating senior. Journal of Aging & Health. Boston. Fullerton (Full tuition and benefits for four years) Spring 2005 Summer 2004 2001 – 2005 UNIVERSITY AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICE 2009 – present Manuscript Referee: Journal of Health and Social Behavior. Duke University Outstanding Undergraduate Award. Fullerton (Awarded to one graduating senior majoring in American Studies) American Sociological Association Honors Program. “Fatal and Non-Fatal Health Outcomes: Comparing Expected Length and Quality of Life by Gender. Duke Sociology Department Newsletter Member. Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences. and National Origin” Session at PAA Annual Meeting. Represented Duke University Sociology Department at Graduate School Poster Session. San Francisco. Race. CA. Finance Committee (2006-09) Chair.000 graduates) Academic Achievement Award. Graduate School. Sociology Graduate Student Forum. Co-Editor. Thomas. California State University. San Francisco. Journal of Social Structure. Population Research and Policy Review. CA President’s Scholarship. out of ~8. American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. Duke University Graduate Policy Committee Representative (2009-10) Faculty Committee Representative (2008-09) Contributed to writing of a diversity statement for sociology website Graduate and Professional Student Council. Journal of Family Issues. California State University. Duke University Representative for Department of Sociology (2005-09) Member.
Fullerton Vice President (2004-05) President’s Scholars Student Association California State University. Race. Aging & the Life Course Section o Member. Fullerton President (2004-05) Member. and Class Section Gerontological Society of America Population Association of America Patricia A. Career Center Advisory Committee (2006-07) Chair. Committee on Community Life (2005-06) Alpha Kappa Delta Sociology Honor Society California State University. Page 6 . Medical Sociology Section o Member. 2004 Sociology Symposium Planning Committee. President’s Scholars Screening Committee (2005) Secretary (2003-04) 2004 – 2005 2001 – 2005 PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP American Sociological Association o Member. Gender. Modern-Day Slavery theme Sociology Student Association. California State University. Thomas. Fullerton Member. 2003 – 2005 Wrote white paper for Duke administrators regarding issues among graduate and professional student women Chair. Family Section o Member.