Jason S. Schnittker, PhD

Jason S. Schnittker, PhD

jschnitt@ssc.upenn.edu

Professor, Sociology, School of Arts and Sciences

Jason S. Schnittker, PhD focuses his work on the relevance of social factors. Jason is interested in the social, cultural, and biological determinants of mental and physical health. Recent research has focused on the effects of incarceration on health, as well as ongoing dilemmas in the classification of psychiatric disorders. He has also explored the rise of anxiety disorders in the 21st century, exploring the historical, demographic, and cultural reasons for their slow ascent.

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