Bruce G. Link
Bruce G. Link

Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Public Policy

Phone: (951) 827-4103
Fax: (951) 827-3330
E-mail: bruce.link@ucr.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Bruce Link earned his BA from Earlham College and MS and PhD degrees from Columbia University. His interests are centered on topics in psychiatric and social epidemiology. He has written on the connection between socioeconomic status and health, homelessness, violence, stigma, and discrimination. Currently he is conducting research aimed at understanding health disparities by race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status, the consequences of social stigma for people with mental illnesses, and the connection between mental illnesses and violent behaviors.


Major, Brenda, John F. Dovidio, and Bruce G. Link, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Stigma, Discrimination, and Health. Oxford University Press, 2017.


With two co-authors, received the 2018 Donald E. J. MacNamara Award for the Outstanding Publication by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

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