Trenita Childers

Research and Teaching Interests
Medical Sociology, Race/Ethnicity, Migration, Inequality, Research Methods, Mental Health, Global Health, Latin America


  • Ph.D., Sociology, Duke University, expected 2017
  • Certificate in College Teaching (in progress) 2012 - present
  • M.A., Sociology, Duke University, 2013
  • B.A. with Honors in Sociology, Davidson College, Davidson, NC 2005

Dissertation: "'We are Not Foreigners’: Immigrant Status and Mental Health Among Ethnic Haitians in the Dominican Republic" (Committee: Eduardo Bonilla-Silva (co-chair), Linda K. George (co-chair), Linda Burton, and Mary Hovsepian)