Kathryn Yount

Professor

Asa Griggs Candler Chair of Global Health

Office: CNR Building 7029

Phone: 404-727-8511

Fax: 404-727-7532

Email: kyount@emory.edu

Education

  • PhD in Social Demography., Johns Hopkins University, 1999
  • MA in Demography, Johns Hopkins University, 1994
  • BA in Political Science and French, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1991

Biography

Grants Awarded Within the Last Year

Title of Project
Competing Renewal for Emory’s Center for Myth and Ritual in American Family Life (MARIAL)
Principal Investigator
Bradd Shore (Emory University)
Co Investigators
Kathryn Yount, Robyn Fivush, Marshall Duke, Carla Freeman (Emory University);
Funding Agency
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Total direct costs
~$1.5 million
Period
11/01/07 - 10/31/10
Title of Project
Improving recognition of and initial response to prolonged/obstructed labor and birth asphyxia in settings characterized by homebirth with unskilled attendants: A multi-site study and academic partnership development project.
Principal Investigator
Lynn Sibley (Emory University)
Co Investigators
Kathryn Yount (Emory); Allisyn Moran (ICDDR,B), Nahid Kalim (ICDDR,B), A Kaosar (BRAC), T Chowdhury (BRAC), Louise Day (LAMB), Stacey Saha (LAMB)
Funding Agency
Global Health Institute, Emory University
Total direct costs
$943,385
Period
11/01/07 - 10/31/10
Title of project
Measurement of Attitudes about Domestic Violence in Rural Bangladesh
Co-Principal Investigators
Kathryn Yount (Emory University); Sidney R Schuler (Academy for Education and Development)
Funding Agency
NICHD (scored 119, in the 1.8th percentile)
Total direct costs
$275,000 (total indirect costs $18,467)
Period
04/01/08 – 09/30/09
Title of project
Gender Gaps in Schooling in India
Principal Investigator
Kathryn Yount (Emory University)
Funding Agency
NICHD (scored in the 2nd percentile)
Total direct costs
$100,000 (total indirect costs $53,000)
Period
06/01/07 – 03/31/2009

Research

social demography, public health, research methods

International social demography; public health research; gender; sociology of the family; life course studies; research methods

Teaching