Gregory Sharp

|Assistant Professor
Academic Appointments

Associate Professor of Sociology

I am an urban sociologist and social demographer interested in how the places in which people live, work, and play are key features and determinants of social inequality and health in the US.


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

  • Warner, Cody and Gregory Sharp. 2024. "Nowhere to Launch? County-Level Correlates of Home-Leaving and Home-Returning." Population Research and Policy Review 43:33.

  • 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.

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