Institute at Brown for Environment and Society

Barbara Entwisle

Kenan Distinguished Professor of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Biography

Barbara Entwisle is Kenan Distinguished Professor of Sociology, Adjunct Professor of Geography, Faculty in the Ecology and Environment Curriculum, and Fellow of the Carolina Population Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with a PhD from Brown University. As a social demographer, her research focuses broadly on the study of social, natural, and built environments and consequences for a range of demographic and health outcomes. Dr. Entwisle’s research contributions have been recognized by her election as President of the Sociological Research Association (2015), President of the Population Association of America (2007), and Fellow of the AAAS (2003).