curriculum vitae

Education


  • Ph.D., Sociology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

  • B.A., Architecture & Art History, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Employment


  • Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Public Administration & Policy, American University

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, American University

  • Scholar, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars, University of Pennsylvania

Honors & 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

Articles

Published

2017

  • 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. 669(1):18-40. details

2016

  • The Fragmented Evolution of Racial Integration since the Civil Rights Movement
    Michael D. M. Bader and Siri Warkentien. Sociological Science. 3:135-166. details
  • 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. details
  • 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. details
  • 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. details

2015

  • 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. details
  • 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. details

2014

  • 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. details
  • 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. details
  • 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. details

2013

  • 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. details
  • 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. details
  • 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. details
  • Length of Residence and Social Integration: The Contingent Effects of Neighborhood Poverty
    Danya Keene, Michael Bader, and Jennifer Ailshire. Health & Place. 21:171-178. details
  • 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. details

2012

  • 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. details
  • 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. details
  • 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. . details
  • 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. details

2011

  • Reassessing Residential Preferences for Redevelopment
    Michael D. M. Bader. City & Community. 10(3):311-337. details
  • 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. details
  • 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. details
  • 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. details

2010

  • 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. details
  • 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. details
  • 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. details
  • 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. details

2009

  • 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. details
  • Racial Blind Spots: Black-White-Latino Differences in Community Knowledge
    Maria Krysan and Michael D. M. Bader. Social Problems. 56(4):677-701. details

2008

  • 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. details

2007

  • Perceiving the Metropolis: Seeing the City Through a Prism of Race
    Maria Krysan and Michael Bader. Social Forces. 86(2):699-733. details

Under Review

  • Talk at the Playground: The Neighborhood Context for School Choice
    Michael D. M. Bader, Annette Lareau, and Shani A. Evans. Revise at City & Community.

In Preparation

  • The Negative Space of Neighborhood Stigma
    Michael D. M. Bader.
  • Retail Establishment Entry, Exit and Equality
    Michael D. M. Bader and Laura M. Tach.

Grants

External


  • Neighborhood Knowledge, Selection, and Segregation. National Science Foundation ($352,000). Co-Investigator. Maria Krysan, Principal Investigator.

  • Using Google Streetview to Measure Neighborhood Characteristics. National Institute for Child Health & Human Development ($247,888). Co-Investigator. Julien Teitler, Principal Investigator.

  • Understanding the Economic Concepts and Characteristics of Food Access. National Poverty Center and Economic Research Service (USDA) ($5,000). Co-Investigator. Kathryn Neckerman, Principal Investigator.

Internal


  • 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. Laura Tach, Co-Principal Investigator.

  • 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. Nancy Davenport and Sudhir Venkatesh, Co-Principal Investigators.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. Jennifer Ailshire, Co-Principal Investigator.

Op-Eds, Book Reviews, and Other Writing

2016

2012

2009

  • Health Reform's True Colors. Op-ed in the Philadelphia Inquirer, December 18.

Talks

  • Fragmented Evolution of Racial Integration after the Civil Rights Movement.
    • Office of Policy Development and Research, Department of Housing and Urban Development (Oct 2016)*,
    • Innovations in the Measurement of Racial Segregation Conference (Sep 2016)*,
    • Celebration of College Research, College of Arts and Sciences, American University (Mar 2015)*,
    • Minnesota Population Center Seminar Series (Oct 2014)*,
    • Penn State Population Research Institute Brown Bag (Mar 2013)*
    details
  • A Google Street View on the World: Potentials and Pitfalls of Harnessing ‘Big’ Geographic Data for Neighborhood Research
    • Innovations in the Measurement of Racial Segregation Conference (Sep 2016)*,
    • Interdisciplinary Association of Population Health Science, National Academy of Science (Sep 2015)*,
    • Association of Public Data Users (Sep 2015)*,
    • Brown Bag Series, National Center for Smart Growth, University of Maryland (Apr 2015)*,
    • Rice University Department of Sociology and Kinder Institute Urban Health Program (Sep 2013)*,
    • Penn State Changing American Neighborhoods and Communities Working Group (Mar 2013)*
    details
  • Aging in America’s Changing Places
    • Network on Life Course Dynamics and Disparities Annual Meeting (Apr 2016)*
    details
  • Aging in Disorderly Neighborhoods
    • Social Observatories Coordinating Network New Data Linkages Conference (Mar 2016)*
    details
  • Negative Space of Neighborhood Stigma
    • Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania (Oct 2015)*,
    • Urban Speakers Series, Metropolitan Policy Center, American University (Sep 2014)*,
    • Yale Center for Research on Inequalities and the Life Course Workshop (Mar 2013)*
    details
  • The Negative Space of Stigma: Race, Place, and Health Inequality
    • Keynote Address to Connecticut Multicultural Health Partnership (Jun 2013)*
    details
  • Choosing Homes, Structuring Space
    • Russell Sage Foundation Choosing Homes, Choosing Schools Conference (Feb 2013)*
    details

* indicates invited talk

Teaching

Courses

  • Epidemiology of Everyday Life (Undergrad; Spring 2017, Fall 2016)
  • Power, Privilege, & Inequality (Undergrad; Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Fall 2014, Fall 2013, Spring 2013, Fall 2012, Spring 2012)
  • The City after Civil Rights (Undergrad; Fall 2017, Fall 2016)
  • Population Processes (Graduate; Spring 2016)
  • Health & the City (Graduate; Spring 2013, Fall 2011)

Service

Professional Service


  • Member, Communications Committee, Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science.

  • Section Council Member, Community & Urban Sociology Section.

  • Website committee member, Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science.

  • Critic, Author Meets Critics, Pat Sharkey's Stuck in Place.

  • Organizer, “Best Practices and New Directions in Neighborhood Research,” New York, New York.

  • American Journal of Epidemiology, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, American Journal of Public Health, City & Community, Demography, Health & Place, Journal of Urban Health, Public Health Nutrition, Social Forces, Social Problems

University Service


  • Member, Executive Board, Center on Health, Risk, and Society, American University.

Department Service


  • Co-Chair, Graduate Committee, American University.

  • Member, Search Committee, Department of Sociology, American University (searches in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015 & 2016).

  • Member, Graduate Committee, American University.