About the Editors

Kara Joyner

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Kara Joyner is a social demographer and professor in the Department of Sociology at Bowling Green State University. She has published research in the American Journal of Public Health, American Sociological Review, Demography, Journal of Marriage and the Family, Population and Development Review, Population Research and Policy Review, Social Forces, and Social Psychology Quarterly. Her current research addresses the formation of interracial friendships and romantic relationships, the effects of structural stigma on the health and well-being of sexual minorities, and the measurement of family formation in surveys.

Corey Sparks

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Corey Sparks is a statistical demographer and an associate professor in the Department of Demography at The University of Texas at San Antonio. He has published in a variety of interdisciplinary journals on topics related to Bayesian modeling, population health and spatial demography. His current research focuses on health and mortality in Mexico, labor market outcomes among young adults and visualization for health disparities research.