Omar Bird

PhD Candidate in Sociology, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
Chapter Fellow, Hawai'i SSN
Chapter Member: Hawaii SSN

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About Omar

Bird's research interests go between medical sociology and the criminal justice system. Bird's research focuses on the social determinants of mental and physical health, examining how involvement with the criminal justice system becomes a stressor in individuals lives and is a key site of institutionalized racism. 

In the News

"A Demand To End Anti-Black Racism," Omar Bird (with Nathalie Rita, Noreen Kohl, Katherine Irwin, and Nandita Sharma), Civil Beat, June 17, 2020.