Assistant Professor of Sociology
Office: Bolton Hall, Room 728
Summer Office Hours (May 18 - Sep 1, 2014): By appointment
Fall Office Hours (Sept. 9 - Dec. 11, 2014): TBD and by appointment
Ph.D., Sociology, Northwestern University
Areas of Specialization:
Urban Sociology; Economic Sociology; Organization Theory; Public Space; Residential Segregation; Race and Ethnic Relations
Sociol 330-201: Economy and Society
Sociol 928-001: Seminar in Social Organization: Place Stratification
Sociol 330-201: Economy and Society (pdf)
Sociol 361-201: Research Methods in Sociology (pdf)
Syllabi from Recently Taught Courses
Sociol 928-001: Seminar: Place Strafication Fall 2012 (pdf)
Sociol/Urb Std 982-401: Methods of Research and Analysis for Urban Social Institutions II Fall 2010 (pdf)
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.