Educational Background & Specialties
- B.A.: Sociology, New York University, 2006.
- M.A.: Philosophy, New York University, 2007.
- Ph.D.: Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2014.
Research & Professional Activities
- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholar: 2014 - 2016
- Public science writing for Edge.org: Essays in response to the Edge.org Annual Question: "Linking the Levels of Human Variation"; "Length-Biased Sampling", 2016 - 2017
- Wrigley-Field, Elizabeth, Sarah Garcia, Jonathan P. Leider, Chris Robertson, and Rebecca Wurtz. “Racial Disparities in COVID-19 and Excess Mortality in Minnesota.” Forthcoming, Socius
- Wrigley-Field, Elizabeth. 2020. "U.S. Racial Inequality May Be as Deadly as Covid-19.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117 (36):21854-21856.
- Wrigley-Field, Elizabeth. 2020. "Life Years Lost to Police Encounters in the United States.” Socius 6.
- "Multidimensional Mortality Selection: Why Individual Dimensions of Frailty Don’t Act Like Frailty". 2020. Demography 57(2):747-777.
- "Regional and Racial Inequality in Infectious Disease Mortality in U.S. Cities, 1900-1948," with James Feigenbaum and Chris Muller. 2019. Demography 56:1371-1388.
- "Mortality Crossovers from Dynamic Subpopulation Reordering," with Felix Elwert. 2016. Pp. 177-199 in Dynamic Demographic Analysis, edited by Robert Schoen. NY: Springer.
- "Mortality Deceleration and Mortality Selection: Three Unexpected Implications of a Simple Model." 2014. Demography 51(1):51-71.
- "Mortality Deceleration is Not Informative of Unobserved Heterogeneity in Open Groups." 2013. Vienna Yearbook of Population Research 11:15-36.
- Outstanding Article Award, American Sociological Association Section on Mathematical Sociology, 2020
- Fesler-Lampert Chair in Aging Studies, 2019 - 2020
- Kathryn DuPre Lumpkin Dissertation of the Year Award, Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015
- Genevieve Gorst Herfurth Award, Social Sciences Division, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2013
- Clifford Clogg Award, American Sociological Association, Methodology Section, 2012
- Gunther Beyer Award, European Association for Population Studies, 2010
- Poster Award, Population Association of America (seven awards), 2009 - 2019
- Fellowships and Traineeships: Institute for Advanced Study, UMN (2020); NICHD (2013-2014); Institute for Research on Poverty (summer 2013; 2012-2013, declined); Ford Foundation (2012-2013); National Science Foundation (2009-2012); University Prize Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2007-2009); Richard A. and Jeanette L. Hoffman Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2006-2007), 2006 - 2020