Ph.D. The Ohio State University 2010; M.A. The Ohio State University 2005; B.A. Kansas State University 2003
Matthew Painter received the Ph.D. in sociology from The Ohio State University in 2010. He joined the faculty at the University of Wyoming in 2010. His primary research interests involve immigration, social stratification, race/ethnicity, methodology and statistics, and wealth inequality.
Immigration, Social Stratification, Race and Ethnicity, Methodology and Statistics, Sociology of the Family, Wealth Inequality
Publications: Recent Publications
Forthcoming Painter II, Matthew A., Malcolm Holmes, and Jenna Bateman. “Skin Tone, Race/Ethnicity, and Wealth Stratification among New Immigrants: Revisiting the Preference for Whiteness Hypothesis.” Social Forces.
Forthcoming Painter II, Matthew A. and Zhenchao Qian. “Wealth Inequality among New Immigrants.” Sociological Perspectives.
Forthcoming Holmes, Malcolm D., Matthew A. Painter II, and Brad W. Smith. “Citizens’ Perceptions of Police in Rural U.S. Communities: A Multilevel Analysis of Contextual, Organizational and Individual Predictors.” Policing & Society.
2015 Painter II, Matthew A., Adrianne Frech, and Kristi Williams. “Nonmarital Fertility, Union History, and Women’s Wealth.” Demography 52(1):153-82.
2014 Painter II, Matthew A. “Race/Ethnicity, Educational–Occupational Mismatch, and Immigrant Wealth Attainment.” Journal of International Migration and Integration 15(4):753-76.
2014 Painter II, Matthew A. and Pamela Paxton. “Checkbooks in the Heartland: Change Over Time in Voluntary Association Membership.” Sociological Forum 29(2):408-28.OTHER LINKS: