Kevin Beck is an assistant professor at the University of Hartford's Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice. He studies inequalities in cities and the ways in which cities shape our well-being and life chances. Kevin has written about residential mobility, neighborhood effects, assisted housing, gentrification, and immigrant integration. His articles have been published in City and Community, Sociological Perspectives, Urban Affairs Review, Critical Sociology, and Socius.
Before coming to Hartford, Kevin received his doctorate in sociology from the University of California San Diego and an M.A. in Latin American and Caribbean Regional Studies from Columbia University. During the 2021-2022 academic year, he will teach Introduction to Sociology, Urban Sociology, and an honors course on housing and inequality in Hartford, CT.