Gregory Sharp

|Assistant Professor
Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor of Sociology

My research is largely focused on the ways in which inequality manifests across place, space, and time. In pursuit of this broader interest, my work contributes to scholarship in the areas of population health, urban/community sociology, and residential/housing inequality.


Blunt Alum Ctr, Room 306A
HB 6104


  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2013
  • M.A., Bowling Green State University, 1996
  • B.A., Bowling Green State University, 1993

Selected Publications

  • Sharp, Gregory and Richard M. Carpiano. 2023. "Neighborhood Social Organization Exposures and Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Hypertension Risk in Los Angeles." PLOS ONE 18(3): e0282648.

  • Denney, Justin T.*, Gregory Sharp*, and Rachel Tolbert Kimbro (*equal authorship). 2022. "Community Social Environments and Cigarette Smoking." SSM-Population Health 19: 101167.

  • Sharp, Gregory and Rachel Tolbert Kimbro. 2021. "Neighborhood Social Environments, Healthy Resources, and Adult Diabetes." Health & Place 67: 102473.

  • Sharp, Gregory, Ellen Whitehead, and Matthew Hall. 2020. "Tapped Out? Racial Disparities in Extra-Household Kin Resources and the Loss of Homeownership." Demography 57: 1903-1928.

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