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Sociology Lecturer

Contact Information:
(202) 319-5445
Email: tamborini@cua.edu

Christopher R. Tamborini

Christopher R. Tamborini earned his Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of Texas at Austin in 2005. He is a senior researcher in the Office of Retirement Policy at the U.S. Social Security Administration and has lectured for the Department of Sociology at CUA since 2006.

A common thread of most of his research is a focus on questions concerning the patterns and processes that shape consequential life course outcomes and their implications for social policy. Tamborini’s research has been published in numerous journals including Demography, Social Forces, Sociology of Education, Sociological Methods & Research, Journal of Health and Social Behavior, Journal of Marriage and Family, and The Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences.

Fields of interest: social stratification and inequality, aging and the life course, health, family, education, public policy, retirement, research methods, administrative data.