Brian Finch

Professor (Research) of Sociology
Brian Finch
Email Office VPD 505-L Office Phone (213) 821-2774

Research & Practice Areas

Social Demography;
Population Health and Health Disparities;
Quantitative Methods

Center, Institute & Lab Affiliations

  • Center for Economic and Social Research, Senior Social Demographer


Brian Finch’s work bridges the disciplinary boundaries of social demography, social epidemiology and medical sociology in order to explore health disparities, social genomics, and criminology and well-being.


  • Ph.D. Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, 6/2000
  • M.A. Sociology, San Diego State University, 6/1997
  • B.A. Peace and Conflict Studies, University of California at Berkeley, 6/1993
    • Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy, University of California at Berkeley, 09/2000-07/2002