Mark VanLandingham

Mark VanLandingham
Thomas C. Keller Professor


Dr. VanLandingham's research explores the impacts of migration on health and well-being. Much of his career has focused on Southeast Asia, where he is investigating how rural-to-urban migration affects the lives of young-adult migrants and the families and communities they leave behind. He is also investigating the sources of post-disaster resilience within New Orleans' Vietnamese immigrant community post-Katrina. Current projects are detailed at:
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Areas of Expertise: Social demography, medical sociology, sex and gender, AIDS, migration and health, quantitative and qualitative methodology, the role of social resilience in community recovery following Hurricane Katrina

Tulane news about this faculty expert

Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine professor Mark VanLandingham has been selected as a visiting scholar for the New York City-based Russell Sage Foundation, a prestigious center devoted exclusively to social science research.

The National Institutes of Health awarded a $6.7 million grant to Tulane University to support a multi-university network of researchers studying the lasting health, demographic and socioeconomic impacts of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans and the broader region.

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