Christine Leibbrand

Acting Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Washington

Christine Leibbrand is as an Acting Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Washington. Her research focuses on internal migration and residential mobility within the United States and on the relationship between migration, mobility, and individual and familial socioeconomic and neighborhood outcomes. She has also conducted research on the influence of paternal incarceration on children’s neighborhood outcomes, the influence of childhood exposure to segregation on later-life outcomes, and, in collaboration with researchers at Harborview’s Firearms Injury Prevention and Research Center, is currently exploring the impact of exposure to gun violence on adolescents’ health and educational outcomes. Her research has been published in peer-revised journals including the American Journal of Sociology, Demography, and Social Science Research, among others.

Experience

  • –present
    Acting Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Washington

Education

  • 2019 
    University of Washington, PhD/Sociology