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Bridget Gorman
Professor
Professor of Sociology
 
e-mail:bkgorman@rice.edu
 
  • Ph.D. Sociology and Demography (2000) Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
  • M.A. Sociology and Demography (1996) Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
  • B.A. Sociology (1994) Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
 
Primary Department
   Department of Sociology
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Other Affiliations
 
  • Baylor College of Medicine
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    Research Areas
     Population Health; Health Disparities; Race/ethnicity, gender and sexuality, nativity and health.
     
    Teaching Areas
     medical sociology; research methods
     
    Selected Publications
     Articles
     

    Bridget Gorman "Developmental Well-Being among Low and Normal Birth Weight U.S. Puerto Rican Children." Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 43(4) (2002) In Press

     
    Presentations
     Conference Paper
     

    Tuthill, Zelma and Bridget K. Gorman. 2016. “Medical Comfort at the Intersection of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity.”  Annual meeting of the Southern Demographic Association.

     
     

    Woods, Tyler, Bridget K. Gorman, Sergio Chavez, and Claire E. Altman. 2016. “Migration, Masculinity, and Perceptions of HIV Risk among Mexican Men.” Annual meeting of the Population Association of America.

     
     Panelist
     

    Solazzo, Alexa, Bridget K. Gorman, and Justin Denney. “Cancer Screening Utilization by Sexual Orientation: Mammogram and Pap Test Use among Heterosexual, Lesbian, and Bisexual Women.”  Presented in 2015 at the annual meeting of the Southern Demographic Association.

     
     

    Altman, Claire E., Bridget K. Gorman, Sergio Chavez, and Keerthi Bandi. “Self-Rated Health and US-Mexico Migration: Differences by Stage of the Migration Process among Men and Women.” Presented in 2015 at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America.

     
     

    Denney, Justin, Bridget K. Gorman, and Zelma Tuthill. “Sexual Orientation, Race/Ethnicity, and Self-Rated Health.” Presented in 2015 at the annual meetnig of the Southern Demographic Association.

     
     

    Altman, Claire E., Bridget K. Gorman, and Sergio Chavez. “The Meaning of Self-Rated Health among Mexican Adults.” Presented in 2015 at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association.

     
     

    Gorman, Bridget K., Rachel Tolbert Kimbro, and Kylee Talwar. The Great Recession and Physical Well-Being among Older Adults.  Presented in 2013 at the annual meeting of the  Southern Demographic Association.

     
     

    lead author.  "Family Structure, Social Support, and Early Child Development among Puerto Rican Children in the United States." Population Association of America, Minneapolis, MN. (May 1, 2003) With none

     
    Editorial Positions
     Member of the Editorial Board, Population Research & Policy Review. Springer. (2015 - 2017)

    Supervised Theses & Dissertations
     Lorenza Talancon, BA Violence and self-rated health in Mexico. (2015) (Thesis Director)

     Tyler Woods, BA Migration, Masculinity and the Gendered Dynamics of HIV Risk in Mexico. (2015) (Thesis Director)

     Lynn Fahey, Who Cares? The Mental Health of Older Adults Serving as Caregivers. (Thesis Director)

     Alexa Solazzo, Different and Not Equal: How Poverty, Race, and State-Level Abortion Laws Shape Abortion Timing among US Women. (Thesis Director)

    Positions Held
     Council member (elected), Medical Sociology section, American Sociological Association. (2014 - 2016)