Research Assistant Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research
Joe LaBriola is a Research Assistant Professor in the Survey Research Center and a Faculty Affiliate at the Stone Center for Inequality Dynamics, where he is a team member of the Wealth and Mobility Study. Before arriving at the University of Michigan, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Brown University's Population Studies and Training Center, and completed his Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley in 2021. His current research focuses on the role that housing plays in generating racial and socioeconomic inequalities in the contemporary United States. He has also published on inequalities in parental investments in children and on the causes of precarious work. His research has been published in the American Sociological Review, Social Forces, RSF: The Russell Sage Journal of the Social Sciences, Social Science Quarterly, and the Journal of Monetary Economics, and has received awards from the American Sociological Association Family Section, IPUMS, and the Tobin Project.