Megan Evans

Megan Evans

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Megan Evans
701 Oswald Tower University Park , PA 16802
Mailroom: 203 Oswald Tower


M.A. in Sociology and Demography. The Pennsylvania State University, 2019
B.A. in English, Sociology, and Linguistics. Youngstown State University, 2017

Professional Bio


* Indicates Equal Co-authorship

2022    Newmyer, Lauren*, Megan Evans*, and Corina Graif. Forthcoming. “Socially Connected Neighborhoods and the Spread of Sexually Transmitted Infections.” Demography

2021    Evans, Megan, Jonathan Daw, and S. Michael Gaddis. “The Generational Boundaries of Educational Advantage: Does Great-Grandparent Educational Attainment Predict Great-Grandchild Early Academic Achievement?” Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World. 7 DOI: 10.1177/23780231211060573

2021    Siskar, Thomas, and Megan Evans. “Predicting Mobility: Who is Forced to Move.” City & Community. 20(2): 141-159. DOI: 10.1177/1535684120981010

2020    Evans, Megan and Barrett A. Lee. “Neighborhood Reputations as Symbolic and Stratifying Mechanisms in the Urban Hierarchy.” Sociology Compass. 14(10): 1-15 e12831. DOI:10.1111/soc4.12831

2020    Evans, Megan. “The Unequal Housing and Neighborhood Outcomes of Displaced Movers.” Journal of Urban Affairs. 1-21. DOI: 10.1080/07352166.2020.1730697

2020    Lee, Barrett A., and Megan Evans. “Forced to Move: Patterns and Predictors of Residential Displacement during an Era of Housing Insecurity.” Social Science Research, 87: 102415. DOI: 10.1016/j.ssresearch.2020.102415

2018    Daw, Jonathan, Alexander Chapman, and Megan Evans. “What Can Sociogenomics Learn from Social by Nature?” Biodemography and Social Biology. 64(3/4): 237-250. DOI: 10.1080/19485565.2019.1597622