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Edward Ransford

Professor Emeritus of Sociology

Contact Information
E-mail: ransford@usc.edu
Phone: (213) 740-3533
Office: HSH 204

 

Education

Ph.D. Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles, 8/1966
M.A. Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles, 6/1962
B.A. Sociology, Occidental College, 6/1958
 

Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

Professor, University of Southern California, 01/01/1987-  
Associate Professor, University of Southern California, 01/01/1972-01/01/1987  
Assistant Professor, University of Southern California, 01/01/1969-01/01/1972  
Assistant Professor, University of California, Los Angeles, 01/01/1966-01/01/1969  
Research Assisant, University of California, Los Angeles, 01/01/1965-01/01/1966  
Assistant Professor, California State University, Fresno, 01/01/1965-01/01/1966  
Instructor, Los Angeles Valley College, 01/01/1962-01/01/1963  
Visiting Assistant Professor, University of California, Los Angeles,  
 

Description of Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests

Professor Ransford researches the interaction of race and class inequalities and studies how these inequalities impact health and medical care access. His current work identifies the barriers to health care among Latino immigrants in the Los Angeles area.
 

Affiliations with Research Centers, Labs, and Other Institutions

Center for Religion and Civic Culture, http://www.usc.edu/dept/LAS/religion_online/
 

Conferences and Other Presentations

Conference Presentations

"Health Care Seeking among Latino Immigrants: Barriers, Anxiety and Coping Strategies", Annual Social Stress Conference, Talk/Oral Presentation, Refereed Paper, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2007-2008   
 

Publications

Book

Ransford, H. E. (1994). Race and Class in American Society, 2nd ed: Black, Latino, Anglo. Rochester: Schenkman Publishing Company, 1994. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Schenkman Publishing Co..
Jeffries, V., Ransford, H. E. (1980). Social Stratification: A Multiple Hierarchy Approach. Boston: Allyn and Bacon Publishers, 1980. Boston, Massachusetts: Allyn and Bacon.
 

Journal Article

Ransford, H. E., Carrillo, F., Rivera, Y. (2010). Health Care Seeking Among Latino Immigrants: Blocked Access, Use of Traditional Medicine, and the Role of Religion. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. Vol. 21 (3), pp. 862-878.
Haskins, K., Ransford, H. E. (1999). The Relationship Between Weight and Career Payoffs Among Women. Sociological Forum. Vol. 14 (June, 1999), pp. 295-318.
Ransford, H. E. (1986). Race, Heart Disease Worry, and Health Protective Behavior,Social Science and Medicine, 22(No. 12), 1986, 1355-1362. Social Science and Medicine. Vol. 22 (12), pp. 1355-1362.
Ransford, H. E. (1968). Isolation, Powerlessness, and Violence: A Study of Attitudes and Participation in the Watts Riot, American Journal of Sociology, 73,March, 1968, 581-591.
 

Other

Haskins, K., Ransford, H. E. (2004). Relationship Between Weight and Career Payoffs Among Women. Allyn and Bacon.
 

Honors and Awards

USC or School/Dept Award for Teaching, General Education Teaching Award, 1999  
USC Associates Award For Excellence In Teaching, 1993  
USC or School/Dept Award for Teaching, Social Sciences Division Distinguished Teaching Award, 1980  
 

Service to the Profession

Editorships and Editorial Boards

Associate Editor, Sociology and Social Research, 1976-1985  
 
 
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