Jewel Barnett, PhD is a demographic researcher specializing in place, food insecurity, and childhood obesity. She is a Research Fellow with the University of Texas at San Antonio’s Institute for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research(IDSER), which is home to the Texas Demographic Center, where she assists with public, private K-12, and higher education demographic surveys. She was formerly a graduate research assistant and Data, Grants, and Evaluation Coordinator for the City of San Antonio’s Eastside Promise Zone. Barnett earned her doctorate(PhD) in Applied Demography at UTSA.
Place Demographic and sociological research continues to highlight the influence that place has on communities and households. My dissertation research looks at how neighborhood safety, residential segregation, and rental tenure influence childhood obesity outcomes. Food Insecurity As food insecure households continue to grow across the nation, and resources to reduce food insecurity decrease, the food… Continue reading Research
Jewel E. Barnett EDUCATION University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio, TX 2017 Ph.D. in Applied Demography Dissertation Title: Barriers to Health: Place and Food Insecurity as Determinants of Childhood Obesity Courses: Introduction to Demographic Methods I Society and Social Trends Statistical Analysis for Demographic Data I International Migration Advanced Demographic Methods II Urban… Continue reading CV