Rebecca Evans-Polce

Research Investigator, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research

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Dr. Evans-Polce’s research focuses on social and contextual influences on tobacco, alcohol and marijuana use, and gender, racial/ethnic, and socioeconomic disparities in substance use. Her research employs novel statistical methods to understand the complexity and dynamic nature of social and behavioral influences on substance use including time-varying effect models, latent class analysis, and causal inference. Dr. Evans-Polce earned her Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2012.

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