Congratulations to GSU Sociology Professor Lesley Reid for her recent promotion from Associate Professor to Professor! Special accomplishments Dr. Reid has achieved include:
- Principal and/or Co-Investigator on several grant-funded research projects (including funding from the National Science Foundation, GSU Center for Human Rights and Democracy, the GSU Faculty Mentored Grant Program, and the Georgia Humanities Council).
Distinguished Lecturer, Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Society, 2008-2010.
She has also authored several research publications since starting at GSU in 2000, including but not limited to:
- Reid, L. W. (2003). Crime in the city: A political and economic analysis of urban crime. New York: LFB Scholarly Publishing.
- Oakley, D., Ruel, E., & Reid, L. W. (In press). Atlanta’s last demolitions and relocations: The relationship between neighborhood characteristics and resident satisfaction. Housing Studies.
- Ruel, E., Oakley, D., Ward, C., Alston, R., & Reid, L. W. (In press). Public housing relocations in Atlanta: Documenting residents’ attitudes, concerns, and experiences.” Cities.
- Oakley, D., Ruel, E., & Reid, L. W. (In press). Is the grass any greener on the other side of the projects? Public housing relocation and resident outcomes in Atlanta, Georgia.” In Carol Yeakey (ed.) Urban ills: Post recession complexities of urban living in global contexts. New York: Lexington Books.
- Reid, L. W., Elifson, K. W., & Sterk, C. E. (2007). Esctasy and gateway drugs: Initiating the use of esctasy and other drugs. Annals of Epidemiology, 17(1):74-80.
- Reid, L. W., Adelman, R. M., & Jaret, C. (2007). Women, race, and ethnicity: Exploring earnings differentials in metropolitan America. City and Community 6(2): 137-156.
- Reid, L. W., Elifson, K., & Sterk, C. (2007). Hug drug or thug drug? Ecstasy use and aggressive behavior. Violence And Victims, 22(1), 104-119.
- Reid, L. W., Weiss, H. E., Adelman, R. M., & Jaret, C. (2005). The immigration-crime relationship: Evidence across U.S. metropolitan areas. Social Science Research 34(4): 757-780.
- Reid, L. W., & Rubin, B. A. (2003). Integrating economic dualism and labor market segmentation: The effects of race, gender, and employment status, 1972-2000. Sociological Quarterly 44(3): 405-32.