Angela Dixon

Assistant Professor

Office: Tarbutton Hall 232


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Mailing Address:

Department of Sociology

1555 Dickey Drive
Emory University

Atlanta, Georgia 303022


  • PhD in Sociology and Demography, Princeton University, 2018
  • MA in Sociology, Princeton University, 2015
  • BS in Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2011


Angela Dixon is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Emory University. Dr. Dixon’s research interests include race/ethnicity, colorism, inequality, and racial health inequities. She received her Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Policy with a concentration in demography from Princeton University and her B.A. in Psychology with a second major in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to joining the faculty at Emory in 2020, Dr. Dixon was a David E. Bell Postdoctoral Fellow at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.