Joseph Wallerstein

Joseph Wallerstein

Doctoral Student in Sociology
Joseph Wallerstein

Research Interests: Housing, poverty, urban sociology, qualitative methods

Joseph Wallerstein is a Doctoral Candidate in Sociology. His interests include urban sociology, homelessness and housing, poverty alleviation, organizations, and networks. His dissertation explores how nonprofit homeless shelters in a slew of U.S. cities adapt to major service disruptions, using the novel coronavirus pandemic as a focal case. A separate project examines how individuals navigate the addiction services infrastructure in Greater Boston. Joseph is originally from Philadelphia, PA.

Previous Degrees:
M.A. in Social Sciences, University of Chicago
B.A. in Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania

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