Shirley Hill

Professor of Sociology
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(Ph.D., Kansas) Dr. Hill's interest in theories and the implications of social inequalities, especially those based on race, class, and gender, has been the overarching focus in her research. She has published research in the field of medical sociology that focuses on family care giving, inequality in access to health care, and health care policies. Hill has also published articles and books that examine how racial inequality affects various aspects of African American family life, and is writing a book that looks at families in global perspective. Her current research also includes a study that explores the impact of race on educational attainment.

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