Tom VanHeuvelen

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Sociology .
267 19th Ave S
Ste 1174

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: Sociology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 2016.
  • M.S.: Applied Statistics, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 2014.
  • M.A.: Sociology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 2011.
  • B.A.: Comparative Sociology/English Literature, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA, 2007.

Curriculum Vitae


  • Stratification and Inequality
  • Comparative and Historical Sociology
  • Quantitative Methodology
  • Sociology of Development
Research & Professional Activities


  • Spatial Inequality in Local Labor Markets: An investigation of how inequalities across places in the U.S. have evolved over the past eight decades, with special focus on long-run historical changes.
  • Institutions, Policy, and Culture: An examination of how policy changes and union decline have affected a variety of dimensions of economic wellbeing, including economic inequality, economic volatility, and working poverty.
  • Between-Country Inequalities, Health, and the Environment: An examination of how behaviors and attitudes towards health and the natural environment vary across countries in response to economic development.