Brian Xiao is a doctoral student in Sociology. Brian was born and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he completed his undergraduate degree in sociology at the University of Michigan. Broadly, his research interests focus on inequality and stratification and their implications for population health. Past research projects explored how material hardship—e.g., housing instability, food insecurity, financial hardship, and unmet medical need—may influence sleep and mental health outcomes.
BA in Sociology, University of Michigan