Associate Professor of Sociology, New York University
Sharkey, Patrick (in press). “Neighborhods, Cities, and Economic Mobility.” RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences.
Sharkey, Patrick and Robert Sampson. 2015. “Violence, Cognition, and Neighborhood Inequality in America.” Chapter 13 in Social Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and Society, Russell Schutt, Matcheri S. Keshavan, and Larry J. Seidman, eds. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
Sharkey, Patrick, Max Besbris and Michael Friedson. 2015. “Poverty and Crime.” Chapter 27 in Oxford Handbook of Poverty and Society, Linda Burton and David Brady, eds. New York: Oxford University Press.
McCoy, Dana Charles, C. Cybele Raver, and Patrick Sharkey. 2015. "Children's Cognitive Performance and Selective Attention Following Recent Community Violence." Journal of Health and Social Behavior 56:19-36.
Sharkey, Patrick and Jacob Faber. 2014. “Where, When, Why, and For Whom Do Residential Contexts Matter? Moving away from the Dichotomous Understanding of Neighborhood Effects.” Annual Review of Sociology 40:559-579.
Sharkey, Patrick, Amy Ellen Schwartz, Ingrid Gould Ellen, and Johanna Lacoe. 2014. “High Stakes in the Classroom, High Stakes on the Street: The Effects of Community Violence on Students’ Standardized Test Performance.” Sociological Science 1:199-220.
Graham, Bryan and Patrick Sharkey. 2013. “Mobility and the Metropolis: The Relationship between Inequality in Urban Communities and Economic Mobility.” Washington, D.C.: The Economic Mobility Project, An Initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts.
Sharkey, Patrick, Nicole Strayer, Andrew Papachristos, and Cybele Raver. 2012. “The Effect of Local Violence on Children's Attention and Impulse Control.” American Journal of Public Health 102:2287-2293.
Sharkey, Patrick. 2012. “An Alternative Approach to Addressing Selection into and out of Social Settings: Neighborhood Change and African American Children’s Economic Outcomes.” Sociological Methods & Research 41:251-293.
Burdick-Will, Julia, Jens Ludwig, Stephen Raudenbush, Robert Sampson, Lisa Sanbonmatsu, and Patrick Sharkey. 2011. “Converging Evidence for Neighborhood Effects on Children’s Test Scores: An Experimental, Quasiexperimental, and Observational Comparison.” Pp. 255-276 in Whither Opportunity? Rising Inequality, Schools, and Children’s Life Chances, Greg Duncan and Richard Murnane, eds. New York: Russell Sage.
Sampson, Robert J., Patrick Sharkey, and Stephen Raudenbush. 2008. “Durable Effects of Concentrated Disadvantage on Verbal Ability among African-American Children.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105:845-852.
Sharkey, Patrick. 2007. “Survival and Death in New Orleans: An Empirical Look at the Human Impact of Hurricane Katrina.” Journal of Black Studies (Special Issue on Katrina, Race, Class, and Poverty) 37:482-501.
Ratcliffe, Caroline, Demetra Nightingale, and Patrick Sharkey. 2007. “Welfare Program Performance: An Analysis of South Carolina’s Family Independence Program.” American Review of Public Administration 37:65-90.
Winship, Scott, Matissa Hollister, Joel Horwich, Patrick Sharkey, and Christopher Wimer. 2005. “Promoting Educational Achievement & Opportunity through Summer Scholarships.” Cambridge, MA andWashington, D.C.: Published jointly by The Center for American Progress and New Vision: An Institute for Policy and Progress.
Lane, Julia, Kelly Mikelson, Patrick Sharkey, and Doug Wissoker. 2003. “Pathways to Work for the Low-Income Population: The Effect of Work in the Temporary Help Industries.” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 22:581-598.
Aron, Laudon Y. and Patrick Sharkey. 2002. “The 1996 National Survey of Homeless Assistance Providers and Clients: A Comparison of Faith-Based and Secular Non-Profit Programs.” Washington, D.C.: The Urban Institute.
Burt, Martha, Dave Pollack, Abby Sosland, Kelly Mikelson, Elizabeth Drapa, Kristy Greenwalt, and Patrick Sharkey. 2002. “Evaluation of Continuums of Care for the Homeless.” Washington, D.C.: The Urban Institute.
Ratcliffe, Caroline, Patrick Sharkey and Demetra Nightingale. 2002. “Measuring and Assessing County Welfare Performance: A Performance Analysis of the South Carolina Family Independence Program.” Washington, D.C.: The Urban Institute.
Anton, Thomas, Jack Coombs, Richard Francis, and Patrick Sharkey. 2001. “Against the Tide: Welfare Reform in Rhode Island.” Providence, RI: Brown University Policy Reports.