Alexander Adames


Alexander Adames (pronounced uh-dahm-ehz) is a doctoral student in the Department of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania. Alexander is primarily interested in the study of social stratification and social mobility. He seeks to understand how stratification and mobility relate to education, health, race, social networks, and forms of capital (i.e., cultural, social, economic, and human capital). Prior to Penn, Alexander was a CDC Undergraduate Public Health Scholar and has had experiences doing research on Black men's health; sleep inequality; health insurance and mortality; sexual consent on college campuses; and lived theology within the civil rights movement. He received his BA in sociology from the University of Virginia.

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