Marilyn Sinkewicz is a health disparities researcher who examines the social, economic and historical causes and consequences of mental health conditions. Previously she was Director of Research at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and the University of Chicago Health Lab. She consults with local governments and communities about public health and public safety.
Dr. Sinkewicz completed her PhD and MS at Columbia University. She was a post doctoral fellow in the NIMH Psychiatric Epidemiology Training Program and in the Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program.
- William Magee, Michael R Elliott, Marilyn Sinkewicz, Jessica Marie Finlay, Megan E Patrick. 2021. Who looks on the bright side? Optimistic and pessimistic perceptual-response reflexes over American adulthood. Advances in Life Course Research 51:100452.
- Katrina Quisumbing King, Spencer D. Wood, Jess Gilbert, Marilyn Sinkewicz. 2018. Black Agrarianism: The Significance of African American Landownership in the Rural South. Rural Sociology 83(3):677-699.