Alexis McCurn, Ph.D.

Title: Professor
(310) 243-3430

Contact Preference: Email

Areas of Expertise

Sociology, Diversity, Women’s Issues, Black Communities, Race and Ethnic Relations, Inequality, Intersections of Gender, Race, and Class, Urban Sociology, Qualitative Research Methods

Professional Background

Dr. McCurn’s research explores issues related to gender and inner city life with a particular focus on inequality and survival in impoverished communities. Her research has received awards from the American Sociological Association’s Race, Gender, and Class Section as well as funding from the National Science Foundation and the William T. Grant Foundation.


Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara
M.A., Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara
B.A., Sociology, University of San Francisco

Related News Stories

Alexis McCurn Explores the Survivial of Black Women in the City in New Book, The Grind, CSUDH Campus News Center, 2019