Marcus Britton

Assistant Professor

Office:  Bolton Hall, Room 728
Phone: 414/229-5308

Winter Break Office Hours (Dec. 12, 2014 - Jan. 25, 2015): By appointment


Ph.D., Sociology, Northwestern University

Areas of Specialization:

Urban Sociology; Economic Sociology; Organization Theory; Public Space; Residential Segregation; Race and Ethnic Relations

Teaching Schedule

Spring 2015
Sociol 330-201: Economy and Society
Sociol 361-201: Research Methods in Sociology
Fall 2014
Sociol 330-201: Economy and Society (pdf)
Sociol 928-001: Seminar in Social Organization: Place Stratification (pdf)
Spring 2014
Sociol 361-201: Research Methods in Sociology (pdf)

Selected Publications:

Britton, Marcus L. and William Vélez.  Forthcoming.  "Boricuas, Barrios and Birth Outcomes:  Residential Segregation and Preterm Birth among Puerto Ricans in the United States."  CENTRO Journal.

Britton, Marcus L. 2014.  "Latino Spatial and Structural Assimilation: Close Intergroup Friendships among Houston-Area Latinos."  (pdf) Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 40(8):1192-1216.

Britton, Marcus, and Heeju Shin. 2013. "Metropolitan Residential Segregation and Very Preterm Birth Among African American and Mexican-Origin Women." (pdf) Social Science & Medicine 98: 37-45.

Britton, Marcus.  2013.  "Race/Ethnicity, Attitudes and Living with Parents during Young Adulthood." (pdf)  Journal of Marriage and Family 75: 995-1013.

Britton, Marcus L. and Pat Rubio Goldsmith.  2013.  "Keeping People in Their Place? Young-Adult Mobility and Persistence of Residential Segregation in US Metropolitan Areas." (pdf) Urban Studies 50(14): 2886-2903.

Britton, Marcus.  2012.  Review of Urban America Reconsidered: Alternatives for Governance and Policy by David Imbroscio (pdf),  City & Community 11(2): 224, 225.

Britton, Marcus.  2011.  "Close Together but Worlds Apart? Residential Integration and Interethnic Friendship in Houston." (pdf),  City & Community 10(2): 182-204.

Britton, Marcus. 2008. "'My Regular Spot': Race and Territory in Urban Public Space." (pdf), Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 27:442-468.

Britton, Marcus, and William Ocasio. 2007. "Urbanization and Spatial Organization: Hospital and Orphanage Location in Chicago, 1848-1916." (pdf), Social Forces 85: 1303-131.