STAR Research Database: Eric R. Wright

Institution: Georgia State University

Position: Distinguished Professor, Chair, Department of Sociology

Research Interests: Mental health; sexual health; substance use; medical sociology; health policy; sexual and gender minority adults and youth; homeless youth

Accepting Students: Yes

Current Projects: Atlanta Youth Count (a family of studies focused on homeless youth in metro Atlanta); Pathways into Sex and Labor Trafficking

Past Work: LGBTQ youth development; psychiatric deinstitutionalization; sexual health, including HIV/AIDS and STI transmission; substance abuse epidemiology; health policy