Christopher Robertson

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Phd student in Sociology

Christopher is a PhD student in Sociology with primary research interests in crime, law, and punishment, ethnicity and race, and healthcare equity. He graduated the MPC training program in 2022.

Christopher’s research examines the health effects emanating from the tense relationship between communities of color and the criminal justice system. In his work, Christopher employs the life course paradigm, along with quantitative and qualitative methods, to examine how the criminal justice system contributes to health disparities and inequality.


Crime, law, and punishment; Ethnicity and race; Health access and disparities; Life course theory/perspective