Jake Tarrence is a graduate student in the Department of Sociology at The Ohio State University, and a graduate student affiliate of the Institute for Population Research. He is broadly interested in health across the life course. His research interests include: health and well-being; aging and the life course; stress and biomarkers of stress; race and race relations; contextual effects on health; and quantitative methods. His scholarship has appeared in The Journal of Health and Social Behavior, Social Science and Medicine – Population Health, Ethnic and Racial Studies, The Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, and Asian American Society: An Encyclopedia.
He is currently working on two major projects. The first focuses on understanding the health consequences of intergenerational socioeconomic mobility. The second focuses on exploring social relationships among older adults in the United States.