Quincy Thomas Stewart

Quincy Thomas Stewart Associate Professor of Sociology

Mailing Address:
Department of Sociology
1810 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL 60208-1330

Phone: (847) 491-7044

Office Hours: M 1:30-3:00 PM

Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Interest

Race and Ethnicity
Quantitative Methods
Health and Mortality

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Institute for Policy Research


Quincy Thomas Stewart is an Associate Professor of Sociology and a Faculty Fellow in the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University. He is interested in the dynamic processes that create inequalities in socioeconomic status, health and mortality. Stewart has published on quantitative methods for studying inequality, the estimation of mortality, and on racial and ethnic disparities in socioeconomic status, health and mortality.

His current work includes: 1) analyzing racial inequality using agent-based models, 2) examining the role of disease prevalence in mortality outcomes, and 3) analyzing racial disparities in attitudes, socioeconomic status and health outcomes.

Professor Stewart completed his undergraduate training (B.S) in Interdisciplinary Studies at Norfolk State University (1996). He completed his Ph.D. in Demography and Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania (2001). He was a 2006 recipient of the Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy Research fellowship at the University of Michigan. Before joining Northwestern in 2011, Professor Stewart was on the faculty at Indiana University for 9 years as a member of the Department of Sociology.

Courses Taught

SOCIOL 101: Freshman Seminar: Experience of Racial Inequality
SOCIOL 208: Race & Society  Syllabus
SOCIOL 276: Intro Topics in Sociology: Race & Society
SOCIOL 400: Introduction to Statistics and Statistical Software  Syllabus
SOCIOL 401: Statistical Analysis of Social Data: Regression Analysis Syllabus
SOCIOL 476: Topics in Sociological Analysis: Theories of Race and Ethnicity Syllabus


The Cause-Deleted Index: Estimating Cause of Death Contributions to Mortality
Mathematical Population Studies: An International Journal of Mathematical Demography
Taylor & Francis Group, LLC, Routledge, 2011

Is it Race, Immigrant Status, or Both? An Analysis of Wage Disparities among Men in the United States
With Jeffrey C. Dixon; International Migration Review, 2010

Political Science/Sociology joint Assistant Professor of Instruction Search

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY'S Departments of Political Science and Sociology invite applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible faculty appointment as Assistant Professor of Instruction, beginning September 1, 2016. Further details about the position are available online at http://www.sociology.northwestern.edu/news/news.html. 



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Upcoming Events

Sociology Colloquium - Professor Tamara Kay, The University of New Mexico
October 8, 201512:30 PM - 2:00 PM

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