Before joining The Merage School, Professor Christopher Carpenter was a Robert Wood Johnson Postdoctoral Scholar in Health Policy at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. His research evaluates the effects of several types of public policies on workplace outcomes and health behaviors. He is also interested in the role of sexual orientation in determining economic outcomes. His research has appeared in the American Economic Journal – Applied Economics, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Journal of Law & Economics, Demography, Economics of Education Review, Canadian Journal of Economics, Industrial Relations, American Journal of Public Health, Health Services Research, and Medical Care.
- UC Irvine Faculty Career Development Award, 2008/09
- Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS – CUNY Graduate Center) “Passing the Torch Award”, 2006 (awarded annually to one emerging scholar in any field making contributions to LGBTQ studies)
- Health Care Financing Administration Dissertation Fellowship, US DHHS, 2001-2002
For a complete profile and background, please visit Professor Carpenter's personal website at http://web.merage.uci.edu/~kittc/