A recent publication in The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Social Sciences, written by SLA faculty members Kenzie Mintus (Sociology) and Elizabeth Nelson (Medical Humanities and Health Studies) and alumna Monica Deck, was featured on the OUPblog. The research team finds that formerly incarcerated women of color face worse health in later life. Although previous incarceration was associated with worse health for all groups, women, particularly women of color, experienced the greatest health disadvantage. This research underscores how the intersection of racism and sexism leads to unequal health for older women of color.
Read the full blog here.