Shannon M. Monnat

She is Assistant Professor of Rural Sociology, Demography, and Sociology and a Research Associate in the Population Research Institute at the Pennsylvania State University. Her areas of expertise include rural demography, health and health disparities, spatial differences in drug, alcohol and suicide Mortality, and stratification and inequality. Broadly, her research interests lay at the intersection of demography, sociology, and public health. Her current efforts largely focus on social, behavioral, and spatial variation in and determinants of health and health disparities among adolescents, young adults, and families along the U.S. rural-urban continuum. She has published numerous articles, in addition to the book Reading Women’s Lives, Pearson (2008).


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Inet lecture - Landscapes of despair

introduced by Nunzia Penelope Americans are killing themselves at an alarming rate. Since 1999, nearly 2 million...