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Curriculum Vitae

Education

Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
B.A. in Architecture & Art History, Rice University, Houston, Texas

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Employment and Research Experience

Assistant Professor
Sociology, American University
Senior Fellow
Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania
Scholar
Health & Society Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania
Research Associate, Built Environment and Health Project
Institute for Social and Economic Ressearch and Policy, Columbia University
Research Assistant, Chicago Community Adult Health Study
Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan
NICHD Trainee
Population Studies Center, University of Michigan
Research Assistant, Detroit Area Study
Department of Sociology, University of Michigan

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Awards

Greg Alexander Outstanding Student Paper Award (with Michelle L.P. Debbink)
Maternal and Child Health Section of the American Public Health Association
Christine Croneis Sayres Memorial Art Award
Department of Art and Art History, Rice University
Sallyport Award
Rice University

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Articles

A star (*) indicates student coauthor.

Published (Refereed)
The Promise, Practicalities, and Perils of Virtually Auditing Neighborhoods Using Google Street View
Michael D. M. Bader, Steve Mooney, Blake Bennett and Andrew Rundle. The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.
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The Fragmented Evolution of Racial Integration since the Civil Rights Movement
Michael D. M. Bader and Siri Warkentien*. Sociological Science 3: 135-166.
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Covered by: Los Angeles Curbed, Chicago Sun Times, CityLab, PBS, The Ellison Report on WEAA Baltimore, LA Times

Use of Google Street View to Assess Environmental Contributions to Pedestrian Injury
Steve Mooney*, Charles J. DiMaggio, Gina S. Lovasi, Kathryn M. Neckerman, Michael D. M. Bader, Julien O. Teitler, Daniel Sheehan, Darby Jack and Andrew G. Rundle. American Journal of Public Health 106(3): 462-469.
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Protecting Personally Identifiable Information When Using Online Geographic Tools for Public Health Research
Michael D. M. Bader, Steve Mooney and Andrew G. Rundle. American Journal of Public Health 106(2): 206-208.
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Realizing Racial and Ethnic Neighborhood Preferences? Exploring the Mismatches Between What People Want, Where They Search, and Where They Live
Esther Havekes*, Michael Bader and Maria Krysan. Population Research and Policy Review 35: 101-126.
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Community Attraction and Avoidance in Chicago What's Race Got to Do with It?
Michael D. M. Bader and Maria Krysan. The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 660(1): 261-281.
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Development and Deployment of the Computer Assisted Neighborhood Visual Assessment System (CANVAS) to Measure Health-Related Neighborhood Conditions
Michael D. M. Bader, Steve Mooney, Yeonjin Lee*, Kathryn M. Neckerman, Andrew G. Rundle and Julien O. Teitler. Health & Place 31: 163-172.
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Validity of an Ecometric Neighborhood Physical Disorder Measure Constructed by Virtual Street Audit
Steve Mooney, Michael D. M. Bader, Gina S. Lovasi, Kathryn M. Neckerman, Julien O. Teitler and Andrew G. Rundle. American Journal of Epidemiology 180(6): 626-635.
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Creating Measures of Theoretically Relevant Neighborhood Attributes at Multiple Spatial Scales
Michael D. M. Bader and Jennifer A. Ailshire. Sociological Methodology 44(1): 322-368.
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Comparing Nutrition Environments in Bodegas and Fast-Food Restaurants
Kathryn M. Neckerman, Laszlo Lovasi, Paulette Yousefzadeh, Daniel Sheehan, Karla Milinkovic, Aileen Baecker, Michael D. M. Bader, Christopher Weiss, Gina S. Lovasi and Andrew Rundle. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 114(4): 595-602.
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Neighbourhood Food Environments and Body Mass Index among New York City Adults
James Stark, Kathryn Neckerman, Gina Lovasi, Kevin Konty, James Quinn, Peter Arno, Deborah Viola, Tiffany Harris, Christopher Weiss, Michael D. M. Bader and Andrew Rundle. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 67(9): 736-742.
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More Neighborhood Retail Associated with Lower Obesity among New York City Public High School Students
Michael D. M. Bader, Ofira Schwartz-Soicher*, Darby Jack, Christopher Weiss, Catherine Richards*, James W. Quinn, Gina S. Lovasi, Kathryn M. Neckerman and Andrew G. Rundle. Health & Place 23: 104-110.
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Socio-economic status, neighbourhood food environments and consumption of fruits and vegetables in New York City
Darby Jack, Kathryn Neckerman, Ofira Schwartz-Soicher, Gina S. Lovasi, James Quinn, Catherine Richards, Michael Bader, Christopher Weiss, Kevin Konty, Peter Arno, Deborah Viola, Bonnie Kerker and Andrew Rundle. Public Health Nutrition 16(7): 1197-1205.
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Length of Residence and Social Integration: The Contingent Effects of Neighborhood Poverty
Danya Keene, Michael Bader and Jennifer Ailshire. Health & Place 21: 171-178.
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Associations Between Body Mass Index and Park Proximity, Size, Cleanliness, and Recreational Facilities
Andrew Rundle, James Quinn, Gina Lovasi, Michael D. M. Bader, Paulette Yousefzadeh, Christopher Weiss and Kathryn Neckerman. American Journal of Health Promotion 27(4): 262-269.
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Individual- and School-Level Sociodemographic Predictors of Obesity Among New York City Public School Children
Andrew Rundle, Catherine Richards, Michael D. M. Bader, Ofira Schwartz-Soicher, Karen K. Lee, James Quinn, Gina S. Lovasi, Christopher Weiss and Kathryn Neckerman. American Journal of Epidemiology 176(11): 986-994.
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Body Mass Index, Safety Hazards, and Neighborhood Attractiveness
Gina S. Lovasi, Michael D. M. Bader, James Quinn, Kathryn Neckerman, Christopher Weiss and Andrew Rundle. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 43(4): 378-384.
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Neighborhood Walkability and Active Travel (Walking and Cycling) in New York City
Lance Freeman, Kathryn Neckerman, Ofira Schwartz-Soicher, Catherine Richards, Michael Bader, Darby Jack, Gina Lovasi, Christopher Weiss, Kevin Konty, Peter Arno, Deborah Viola, Bonnie Kerker and Andrew Rundle. Journal of Urban Health.
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Retail Grocery Store Marketing Strategies and Obesity: An Integrative Review
Karen Glanz, Michael D. M. Bader and Shally Iyer*. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 42(5): 503-512.
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Reassessing Residential Preferences for Redevelopment
Michael D. M. Bader. City & Community 10(3): 311-337.
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Local Racial Residential Segregation and Low Birth Weight in Michigan Cities
Michelle L.P. Debbink* and Michael D. M. Bader. American Journal of Public Health 101(9): 1714-1720.
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  • Paper awarded Greg Alexander Outstanding Student Paper Award from the Maternal and Child Health Section of the American Public Health Association.
Reconsidering Access: Park Facilities and Neighborhood Disamenities in New York City
Christopher Weiss, Marnie Purciel, Michael Bader, James W. Quinn, Gina Lovasi, Kathryn M. Neckerman and Andrew G. Rundle. Journal of Urban Health 88(2): 297-310.
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Using Google Street View to Audit Neighborhood Environments
Andrew Rundle, Michael D. M. Bader, Catherine Richards*, Kathryn M. Neckerman and Julien O. Teitler. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 40(1): 94-100.
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Using Google Earth to Conduct a Neighborhood Audit: Reliability of a Virtual Audit Instrument
Philippa Clarke, Jennifer A. Ailshire, Robert Melendez, Michael D. M. Bader and Jeffrey D. Morenoff. Health & Place 16(6): 1224-1229.
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Disparities in Neighborhood Food Environments: Implications of Measurement Strategies
Michael D. M. Bader, Marnie Purciel, Paulette Yousefzadeh* and Kathryn M. Neckerman. Economic Geography 86(4): 409-430.
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Disparities in the Food Environment of New York City Public Schools
Kathryn M. Neckerman, Michael D. M. Bader, Catherine Richards*, Marnie Purciel, James W. Quinn, Julie Simon Thomas*, Caitlin Warbelow*, Christopher Weiss, Gina S. Lovasi and Andrew Rundle. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 39(3): 195-202.
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Measurement of the Local Food Environment: A Comparison of Existing Data Sources
Michael D. M. Bader, Jennifer A. Ailshire*, Jeffrey D. Morenoff and James S. House. American Journal of Epidemiology 171(5): 609-617.
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Creating and Validating GIS Measures of Urban Design for Health Research
Marnie Purciel, Kathryn M. Neckerman, Gina S. Lovasi, James W. Quinn, Christopher Weiss, Michael D. M. Bader, Reid Ewing and Andrew Rundle. Journal of Environmental Psychology 29(4): 457-466.
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Racial Blind Spots: Black-White-Latino Differences in Community Knowledge
Maria Krysan and Michael D. M. Bader. Social Problems 56(4): 677-701.
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Mobility Disability and the Built Environment
Philippa Clarke, Jennifer A. Ailshire*, Michael Bader, Jeffrey D. Morenoff and James S. House. American Journal of Epidemiology 168(5): 506-513.
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Perceiving the Metropolis: Seeing the City Through a Prism of Race
Maria Krysan and Michael Bader. Social Forces 86(2): 699-733.
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Reprinted in: Gallagher, Charles A., ed. 2008. Racism in Post-Race America: New Theories, New Directions. Chapel Hill, NC: Social Forces.

Under Review

 Please contact me if you would like a list of articles under review

Working Papers
2016
Diversity in the D.C. Area: Findings from the 2016 D.C. Area Survey
Michael D. M. Bader. CLALS Working Paper Series No. 14.
2009
Measuring Food Access in Urban Areas
Kathryn M. Neckerman, Michael D. M. Bader, Marnie Purciel and Paulette Yousefzadeh. National Poverty Center Working Paper.
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2008
Spatial Dynamics of the Local Food Environment in the City of Chicago: An Investigation of Data Sources and Methods
Michael D. M. Bader and Jennifer A. Ailshire*. PSC Research Report No. 08-663.
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2008
Redevelopment and the Rustbelt: Race, Class and the Consideration of Redeveloped Neighborhoods
Michael D. M. Bader. PSC Research Report No. 08-651.
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In Preparation
The Negative Space of Neighborhood Stigma

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Retail Establishment Entry, Exit and Equality

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Grants

“Neighborhood Knowledge, Selection, and Segregation,” National Science Foundation ($352,000).
Co-Investigator, with Maria Krysan (Principal Investigator) and Kyle Crowder.
“Using Google Streetview to Measure Neighborhood Characteristics,” National Institute for Child Health & Human Development ($247,888).
Co-Investigator, with Julien Teitler (Principal Investigator), Andrew Rundle and Kathryn Neckerman.
“Chicago Data Collaboration: An Integrated Approach to Studying Contextual Influences on Health,” Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars Program Research Grant in Population Health, University of Pennsylvania ($31,201).
Co-Principal Investigator, with Laura Tach (Co-Principal Investigator), Andrew Papachristos and Jennifer Jennings.
“Influence of Racial Residential Segregation and Residential Preferences on Health Disparities,” Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars Program Research Grant in Population Health, University of Pennsylvania ($18,710).
Principal Investigator, with Carolyn Cannuscio.
“Residential Mobility, Social Networks, and Access to Health Care Services: Chicago Public Housing Residents Ten Years after HOPE VI,” Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars Program Pilot Grant, Columbia University ($18,828).
Co-Principal Investigator, with Nancy Davenport (Co-Principal Investigator) and Sudhir Venkatesh (Co-Principal Investigator).
“Value of Farmers' Markets for Food Access in Philadelphia,” Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars Program Research Grant in Population Health, University of Pennsylvania ($17,490).
Co-Investigator, with Alison Buttenheim, Sarah Gollust, Jooyoung Lee, Eran Magen and Samir Soneji.
“Building Capacity in Agent-Based Modeling for Population Health Research,” Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars Program Research Grant in Population Health, University of Pennsylvania ($5,500).
Co-Investigator, with Alison Buttenheim, Samir Soneji and Eran Magen.
“Understanding the Economic Concepts and Characteristics of Food Access,” National Poverty Center and Economic Research Service (USDA) ($5,000).
Co-Investigator, with Kathryn Neckerman (Principal investigator), Marnie Purciel and Paulette Yousefzadeh.
“Spatial Dynamics of the Local Food Environment in the City of Chicago: An Investigation of Data Sources and Methods,” Robert Wood Johnson Health & Society Scholars Program at the University of Michigan ($32,680).
Co-Principal Investigator, with Jennifer Ailshire (Co-Principal Investigator).

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Presentations

Presentations from the last two years. Please click here for a complete list of presentations.
A star (*) indicates invited presentations.

Negative Spaces: The Influence of White Unfamiliarity and Avoidance on Segregation in the 21st Century*
Michael Bader. Presented at the Rice University, Houston, Texas.
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Fragmented Evolution of Racial Integration since the Civil Rights Movement*
Michael Bader. Presented at the Housing and Urban Development, Washington, D.C..
A Google Street View on the World: Harnessing “Big Data” for Neighborhood Research*
Michael D. M. Bader. Presented at the Association of Public Data Users, Crystal City, Virginia.
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Plotting Integration
Michael D. M. Bader. Presented at the Population Association of America, San Diego, California.
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A Google Street View on the World: Potentials and Pitfalls of Harnessing "Big" Geographic Data for Neighborhood Research*
Michael D. M. Bader. Presented at the Brown Bag Series, National Center for Smart Growth, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.
Integration Now, Integration Forever? The Fragmented Progress of Racial Integration since the Civil Rights Movement*
Michael D. M. Bader. Presented at the Celebration of College Research, College of Arts and Sciences, American University, Washington, D.C..
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The Fragmented Evolution of Racial Integration Since the Civil Rights Movement*
Michael D. M. Bader and Siri Warkentien. Presented at the Minnesota Population Center Seminar Series, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Neighborhood Stigma and the Negative Space of Neighborhood Effects*
Michael D. M. Bader. Presented at the Urban Speakers Series, Metropolitan Policy Center, American University, Washington, D.C..
Using Google Street View to Study Neighborhood Influences on Health*
Michael D. M. Bader. Presented at the Rice University Department of Sociology and Kinder Institute Urban Health Program, Houston, Texas.
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The Negative Space of Stigma: Race, Place, and Health Inequality*
Michael D. M. Bader. Presented at the Keynote Address to Connecticut Multicultural Health Partnership, Middletown, Connecticut.
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Patterns of Neighborhood Racial and Ethnic Change in Large Multiethnic Metros, 1970-2000
Michael D. M. Bader and Siri Warkentien. Presented at the Population Association of America, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Patterns of Neighborhood Racial and Ethnic Change in Large Multiethnic Metros, 1970-2000*
Michael D. M. Bader and Siri Warkentien. Presented at the Penn State Population Research Institute Brown Bag, State College, Pennsylvania.
Development and Deployment of the Computer Assisted Neighborhood Visual Assessment System (CANVAS)*
Michael D. M. Bader. Presented at the Penn State Changing American Neighborhoods and Communities Working Group, State College, Pennsylvania.
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Moving to Health or Avoiding Equality? Place-Based Stigma and the Structuring of Spatial Health Inequality*
Michael D. M. Bader. Presented at the Yale Center for Research on Inequalities and the Life Course Workshop, New Haven, Connecticut.
Choosing Homes, Structuring Space*
Michael D. M. Bader. Presented at the Russell Sage Foundation Choosing Homes, Choosing Schools Conference , New York, New York.
We Are Family In DC, Studying Neighborhood Change*
Michael D. M. Bader. Presented at the Institute for Policy Studies Brown Bag, Washington, D.C..
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Moving to Health or Avoiding Equality? Place-Based Stigma and the Structuring of Spatial Health Inequality
Michael D. M. Bader. Presented at the Population Association of America, San Francisco, California.
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Structuring Spatial Segregation through Place-Based Stigma
Michael D. M. Bader. Presented at the Choosing Homes, Choosing Schools Miniconference at Eastern Sociological Society, New York, New York.
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Moving to Health or Avoiding Equality? Place-Based Stigma and the Structuring of Spatial Health Inequality*
Michael D. M. Bader. Presented at the Sociology Colloquium, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C..
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Moving to Health or Avoiding Equality? Place-Based Stigma and the Structuring of Spatial Health Inequality*
Michael D. M. Bader. Presented at the Center on Health, Risk and Society Seminar, American University, Washington, D.C..
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Community Attraction and Avoidance in the City of Neighborhoods and its Suburbs: What's Race Got to Do with It?*
Maria Krysan and Michael D. M. Bader. Presented at the Great Cities, Ordinary Lives Conference, Chicago, Illinois.
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Moving to Health: Consequences of Residential Preferences and Avoidance for Health Inequality*
Michael D. M. Bader. Presented at the RWJF Health & Society Scholars Annual Meeting, Bethesda, Maryland.
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The Evolving Terrain of Race and Place*
Michael D. M. Bader. Presented at the Annual Sociology Day at American University, Washington, D.C..
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School and Neighborhood Environments and Obesity among Urban Adolescents
Michael D. M. Bader, Ofira Schwartz-Soicher, Catherine Richards, Kathryn M. Neckerman, James W. Quinn, Christopher Weiss, Darby Jack, Gina Lovasi and Andrew Rundle. Presented at the Population Association of America Annual Meetings, Washington, DC.
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"In Denial about Schools": Diversity and Age-Related Residential Mobility among Middle-Class, White Urban Parents
Michael D. M. Bader, Annette Lareau and Shani A. Evans. Presented at the Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Neighborhood Measurement using Systematic Audits and Georeferenced Data*
Michael D. M. Bader and Gina S. Lovasi. Presented at the New Directions in Neighborhood Research Conference, Columbia University, New York, New York.
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Kriging and Spatial Sampling in Neighborhood Research*
Michael D. M. Bader and Jennifer A. Ailshire. Presented at the New Directions in Neighborhood Research Conference, Columbia University, New York, New York.
Evolution of Racial and Ethnic Segregation: Pace and Place of Neighborhood Change*
Michael D. M. Bader. Presented at the Quantitative Methods in the Social Science Seminar Series, Columbia University, New York, New York.
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Evolution of Racial and Ethnic Segregation: Pace and Place of Neighborhood Change*
Michael D. M. Bader. Presented at the University of Pennsylvania Sociology Colloquium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Where Did They Go? Where are They Now? Chicago Public Housing Residents after HOPE VI
Michael D. M. Bader, Nancy Davenport and Sudhir A. Venkatesh. Presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association, Atlanta, Georgia.
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The Influence of Persistent Racial Residential Segregation on Racial Disparities in Health*
Michael D. M. Bader. Presented at the RWJF Health & Society Scholars Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C..
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Spatial Scale of Health and Psychosocial Outcomes*
Michael D. M. Bader and Jennifer A. Ailshire. Presented at the GIS & Public Health Workshop, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Using Google Street View to Measure Neighborhood Physical Disorder
Julien O. Teitler, Michael D. M. Bader, Kathryn Neckerman, Yeonjin Lee and Andrew Rundle. Presented at the Annual Meetings of the Population Association of America, Dallas, Texas.
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Do Neighborhood Effects Depend on the Definition of the Neighborhood?
Jennifer A. Ailshire, Michael D. M. Bader, Jeffrey D. Morenoff and Robert Melendez. Presented at the Annual Meetings of the Population Association of America, Dallas, Texas.
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Trajectories of Neighborhood Racial and Ethnic Composition Change in Chicago Metropolitan Neighborhoods from 1970 to 2000
Michael D. M. Bader. Presented at the Annual Meetings of the Population Association of America, Dallas, Texas.
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Using Google Street View to Implement Community Audit Tools: The Pedestrian Environment Data Scan
Andrew Rundle, Michael Bader, Laszlo Lovasi, Kathryn Neckerman, Catherine Richards and Julien Teitler. Presented at the Active Living Research Conference, San Diego, California.
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Residential Preferences for Urban Neighborhoods
Michael D. M. Bader. Presented at the Annual Meetings of Population Association of America, Detroit, Michigan.
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Other Publications & Media

Book Review of GIS and Public Health (Second Edition)
Spatial Demography, p. 140-41
“Linking, Exploring and Understanding Population Health Data”
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Human Capital Blog, June 25
Guest
At-Promise Nation, AM 1580, Washington, D.C.
Guest on episode regarding race relations in the United States 20 years after the Rodney King beating.
Interview
HealthQuest Live with Sara Lomax Reese, AM 900, WURD, January 11
“Health Reform's True Colors”
Philadelphia Inquirer, December 18
Report on the analysis of systematic social observations from block and street level data
Report prepared for Dr. Jens Ludwig in preparation for the follow-up study in the Moving to Opportunity (MTO) experiment
Percent Black by Census Tract in 2000: Cook and DuPage Counties, Illinois
Map prepared for the Oak Park Regional Housing Center: Apartments West Program

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Teaching Experience

“Power, Privilege, and Inequality,” Sociology 210, American University (Spring 2012)
“Sociology of the City,” Sociology 367, American University (Spring 2012)
“Health & the City,” Sociology 596, American University (Fall 2011)
“Great Controversies in Sociology,” Sociology 100, University of Michigan (Graduate Student Instructor; Dr. Cedric De Leon, Lecturer) (Fall 2004; Winter 2005)

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Affiliations & Service

Professional Affiliations
American Sociological Association
Member of Community and Urban Sociology, Medical Sociology, Methodology, and Sociology of Population sections
Population Association of America
American Public Health Association
Professional Service
2014–17 Section Council Member, Community & Urban Sociology Section.
2014 Critic, Author Meets Critics, Pat Sharkey's Stuck in Place.
2013 Discussant, “Context, Health, and Wellbeing,” Annual Meetings of the Population Association of America.
2012 Discussant, “The Neighborhood Context of Childhood Obesity” Annual Meetings of the Population Association of America.
2010 Organizer, “Best Practices and New Directions in Neighborhood Research,” New York, New York, October 8.
2010 Discussant, "Neighborhoods, Poverty, and Inequality." Annual Meetings of the Population Association of America.
2008 Discussant, "Population Processes in the U.S." Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association.
Occasional reviewer: American Educational Research Journal, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, American Journal of Public Health, American Journal of Sociology, American Sociological Review, City & Community, Demographic Research, Demography, Health & Place, Journal of Maps, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, Journal of Urban Affairs, Journal of Urban Health, Public Health Nutrition, Sage Open, Social Science & Medicine, Social Science Research, Sociological Methods & Research, Spatial Demography, Urban Studies
Department & University Service
Member, Graduate Committee.
Member, Search Committee.
Contributor, Internal review: Report on the graduate student situation.
Co-Chair, Sociology Graduate Students.

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