Research Interests

Research capacity building in Sub-Saharan Africa; Demographic and health outcomes associated with urban poverty; Intergenerational transfer of norms governing the gendered stratification of sexuality; The male role and the intersection of gender and power on fertility; Africans and other black immigrants in the United States


  • Ph.D., Race and Immigration Stratification in the United States, University of Pennsylvania, 1988
  • M.A., Washington State University, 1986
  • B.A., Washington State University, 1983