- Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2007
Research and Teaching Interests
Demography; health; HIV/AIDS; sociology of religion; integrating qualitative and quantitative research methods.
Professional Awards and Achievements
- 1999 U.S. Student Fulbright Award
- 2005 Best Student Paper Award, Society for the Scientific Study of Religion
- 2006 Honorable Mention, Best Student Paper Award, ASA Religion Section
- Principal Investigator, "Young Adults' Strategies for Navigating Reproduction in an AIDS Epidemic," NICHD (2008-2013)
- Investigator, "Childbearing in a Setting of High HIV Prevalence and Massive ART Rollout" (Victor Agadjanian, PI), NICHD (2008-2013)
- Trinitapoli, J. and A.A. Weinreb. (2012). Religion and AIDS in Africa. New York: Oxford University Press.
- Trinitapoli, J. and S. E. Yeatman. (2011). “Uncertainty and Fertility in a Generalized AIDS Epidemic.” American Sociological Review 76(6): 935-954.
- Trinitapoli, J. (2011). “The AIDS-Related Activities of Religious Leaders in Malawi.” Global Public Health 6(1): 41-55.
- Yeatman, S. E. and J. Trinitapoli. (2011). “Best Friend Reports: A Tool for Measuring the Prevalence of Sensitive Behaviors.” American Journal of Public Health 101(9): 1666-1667.
- Manglos, N. and J. Trinitapoli. (2011). “The Third Therapeutic System: Faith Healing Practices in the Context of a Generalized AIDS Epidemic.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior 52(1): 107-122.
- Hayford, S. and J. Trinitapoli. (2011). “Religious Differences in Female Genital Cutting: A Case Study from Burkina Faso.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50(2): 252-271.
- Byerlein, K., J. Trinitapoli, and G. Adler. (2011). “The Effect of Religious Mission Trips on Youth Civic Participation.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40(9): 780-795.
Health, HIV/AIDS, sociology of religion, integrating qualitative and quantitative research methods
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