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Christopher Wildeman

Professor of Sociology
Sociology
417 Chapel Drive, Box 90088, Durham, NC 27708
417 Chapel Drive, Box 90088, Durham, NC 27708

Selected Grants


National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect (NDACAN)

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Department of Interior · 2022 - 2027

"Implications of Parental Incarceration for Child Health and Wellbeing"

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Pennsylvania State University · 2022 - 2027

Rockwool #4 -A social scientific approach to intimate partner violence and partner femicide

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Rockwool Foundation · 2024 - 2026

DNA methylation in context: Racial inequities in social adversity and vulnerability to the health impact of air pollution

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Regents of the University of Michigan · 2021 - 2026

National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect (NDACAN)

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Department of Interior · 2022 - 2027

"Implications of Parental Incarceration for Child Health and Wellbeing"

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Pennsylvania State University · 2022 - 2027

Rockwool #4 -A social scientific approach to intimate partner violence and partner femicide

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Rockwool Foundation · 2024 - 2026

DNA methylation in context: Racial inequities in social adversity and vulnerability to the health impact of air pollution

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Regents of the University of Michigan · 2021 - 2026

Closing the Research Gap on the Social Costs of Incarceration by Extending the NLSY Data Infrastructure

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Russell Sage Foundation · 2024 - 2025

Institutional Contact and Family Violence in an Era of Mass Incarceration

ResearchMentor · Awarded by Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development · 2023 - 2025

How Much Does Having a Family Member Incarcerated Cost

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by FWD.us · 2023 - 2024

NextGenPop -- Recruiting the Next Generation of Scholars into Population Research

Inst. Training Prgm or CMESpeaker · Awarded by University of Wisconsin - Madison · 2021 - 2024

The Transition to Adulthood for Youth Who Have Aged out of Foster Care and An Evaluation of Youth Village Program "LifeSet"

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by New York City Administration for Children's Services · 2022 - 2024

Transitioning: An App-Based Study of Youth on the Cusp of Leaving Home.

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Conrad N. Hilton Foundation · 2018 - 2023

National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Cornell University · 2020 - 2022

External Relationships


  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • Department of Justice
  • Elite Medical Experts
  • FWD.us
  • ROCKWOOL Foundation Research Unit

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