Research Investigator, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research
Marilyn Sinkewicz is a health disparities researcher who examines the social, economic and historical causes and consequences of mental health conditions. Previously she was Director of Research at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and the University of Chicago Health Lab. She consults with local governments and communities about public health and public safety.
Dr. Sinkewicz completed her PhD and MS at Columbia University. She was a post doctoral fellow in the NIMH Psychiatric Epidemiology Training Program and in the Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program.
- Marilyn Sinkewicz, Ola S Rostant, Kara Zivin, Ryan Jay McCammon, Philippa J Clarke. 2022. A life course view on depression: Social determinants of depressive symptom trajectories over 25 Years of Americans’ Changing Lives. SSM - Population Health 18:101125.
- Katrina Quisumbing King, Spencer D. Wood, Jess Gilbert, Marilyn Sinkewicz. 2018. Black Agrarianism: The Significance of African American Landownership in the Rural South. Rural Sociology 83(3):677-699.