Carlos D. Tavares

Carlos D. Tavares
Research and Teaching Interests
Race and Ethnicity; Medical Sociology; Social Stratification and Inequality; Aging and the Life Course; Religion


  • Ph.D, Sociology, Duke University, Expected May 2018
    •  National Institutes on Health- National Institute on Aging T32 Pre-Doctoral Trainee
  • M.A., Sociology, University of Notre Dame, 2010
  • M.A., Sociology, Lehigh University, 2006
  • B.A. (Summa Cum Laude), Sociology Eastern Nazarene College, 2004
  • B.S. (Summa Cum Laude), Psychology, Eastern Nazarene College, 2004

Dissertation Title: “When Class Doesn’t Fully Protect. Black Middle-Class Health and Coping with Perceived Racism.”

(Committee: Eduardo Bonilla Silva (co-chair), Linda George (co-chair), Tyson Brown, William (Sandy) Darity Jr., Jessi Streib)