Sharon Christ

Education

  • B.A., University of Minnesota , Sociology & Political Science , 1994
  • M.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel-Hill , Sociology , 2002
  • M.S., University of North Carolina, Chapel-Hill , Statistics , 2004
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel-Hill , Sociology , 2008

Research Interests

  • Modeling and Model Selection
  • Survival Analysis
  • Structural equation modeling with latent variables, mixed-effect (multilevel) models, longitudinal modeling
  • Sampling and analysis of complex sample data
  • Adolescent development; Healthy Aging; Work life and Health

Ph.D. Students from Other Departments and Universities

  • Yoon Young Kwak, Purdue University, Department of Human Development and Family Studies
  • Brittany Mihalec-Adkins, Purdue University, Department of Human Development and Family Studies
  • Aura Ankita Mishra, Purdue University, Department of Human Development and Family Studies

Awards/Honors

  • Center for Aging and the Life Course Outstanding Professor Award for Exceptional Teaching and Mentoring of Emerging Scholars in Aging, 2014