Steven Alvarado

Assistant Professor, Sociology


4077 Jenkins And Nanovic Halls
Notre Dame, IN 46556

Assistant Professor, Sociology

  • Sociology of Education
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Urban Inequality & Urban Sociology
  • Health, Immigration and Quantitative Methods
  • Inequality

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Study: No matter the economic upbringing, Black families likely to experience similar economic outcome


On Monday’s edition of “Closer Look,” Steven Alvarado, an assistant professor of Sociology at the University of Notre Dame, talked with show host Rose Scott about the report and research and why change must start with the labor market.

Black families growing up on either side of the tracks have same economic outcomes, says study

Expanding on the relatively short-term and single-generation body of research, University of Notre Dame assistant professor of sociology Steven Alvarado used 35 years' worth of data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth from 1979 to 2014 to study what happened when multiple generations of Black, white and Latino families lived on one side of the tracks versus the other.