Assistant Professor of Sociology, Washington University in St. Louis
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Bio: Esposito's research focuses on the structural determinants of population health disparities. Overarching themes in Esposito's writings include: (1) examining how the actions of race-cognizant institutions (like law enforcement agencies) contribute to health disparities; (2) studying how multiple racialized systems interact to gate access to critical health contexts; and (3) examining how structural racism enters into and distorts social processes that are foundational to well-being (e.g., the association among education and health).
Research Interests: Population Health, Race and Ethnicity, Statistical Methodology, Social/Spatial Context