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2018 Ph.D. Sociology, Rice University
2015 M.A. Sociology, Rice University
2011 B.A. Sociology, Baylor University, cum laude
Dr. Mackenzie Brewer received her Ph.D. from Rice University and joined the Baylor faculty in 2018. Her research and teaching interests include medical sociology, children and youth, social stratification, and neighborhood context. She is currently investigating the impact of consumer debt on child and family well-being. Her recent work also examines how community context influences food insecurity among families in the United States.
Denney, Justin T., Mackenzie Brewer, and Rachel T. Kimbro. 2020. “Food Insecurity for Households with Young Children: A Test of Contextual Congruence.” Social Science & Medicine 263:1-9.
Brewer, Mackenzie. 2020. “Household Debt and Children’s Risk of Food Insecurity.” Social Problems 67(3):565-584.
Brewer, Mackenzie, Rachel T. Kimbro, Justin T. Denney. 2019. “Families in Context: Food Insecurity among Hispanic Immigrant and non-Immigrant Households with Children.” Family & Community Health 42(4):283-291.
Brewer, Mackenzie, Rachel T. Kimbro, Justin T. Denney, Kristin M. Osiecki, Brady Moffett, and Keila Lopez. 2017. “Does Neighborhood Social and Environmental Context Impact Race/Ethnic Disparities in Childhood Asthma?” Health & Place 44:86-93.
Relevant Track: Health and Society
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