Marcus Britton

Associate Professor
 (414) 229-5308
 Bolton Hall 728

Fall Office Hours:
Tuesdays 1:00-2:00pm and by appointment


Ph.D., Sociology, Northwestern University

Areas of Specialization

Urban Sociology; Economic Sociology; Organization Theory; Public Space; Residential Segregation; Race and Ethnic Relations

Teaching Schedule

Fall 2015
Sociol 330-201: Economy and Society
Sociol 982-401: Advanced Quantitative Analysis

Spring 2015
Sociol 330-201: Economy and Society
Sociol 361-201: Research Methods in Sociology

Selected Publications

Britton, M. L. (2014). Latino Spatial and Structural Assimilation: Close Intergroup Friendships among Houston-Area Latinos. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 40(8), 1192-1216.
Britton, M. L., & Goldsmith, P. R. (2013, November). Keeping People in Their Place? Young-Adult Mobility and the Persistence of Residential Segregation in U.S. Metropolitan Areas. Urban Studies, 50(14), 2886-2903.
Britton, M. L. (2013). Race/Ethnicity, Attitudes and Living with Parents during Young Adulthood. Journal of Marriage and Family, 75, 995-1013.
Britton, M. L., & Shin, H. (2013). Metropolitan Residential Segregation and Very Preterm Birth Among African American and Mexican-Origin Women. Social Science & Medicine, 98, 37-45.
Britton, M. L. (2012, June). Review of Urban America Reconsidered: Alternatives for Governance and Policy by David Imbroscio. City & Community, 11(2), 224, 225. Wiley Blackwell.
Britton, M. L. (2011, May). Close Together but Worlds Apart? Residential Integration and Interethnic Friendship in Houston. City & Community, Wiley, 10(2), 182-204.
Britton, M. L. (2008). "My Regular Spot": Race and Territory in Urban Public Space. Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 37(4), 442-468.
Britton, M. L. (2007). Urbanization and Spatial Organization: Hospital and Orphanage Location in Chicago, 1848-1916. Social Forces, 85, 1303-1317.