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Leslie Green-Pimentel

Department
Social Science

Position
AssocProf Community Developmen


Education

  • Ph.D. University of Georgia, Department of Housing and Consumer Economics
  • M.S. Utah State University, Department of Family, Human, and Consumer Sciences
  • B.S. Utah State University, Department of Family, Human, and Consumer Sciences

Areas of Expertise

  • Quantitative methods
  • Research methods
  • Economic well-being of individuals and families
  • Housing finance, affordability, and inequality

Courses Taught

  • Methods of Social Research*
  • Quantitative Methods for Social Sciences*
  • Sociology of Housing*
  • Sociology Family Institution*
  • Rural Poverty*
  • Principles of Sociology
  • Community Engagement (co-teacher)
  • Engaging the Social Sciences
  • Integrative Seminar in Social Sciences

*courses taught at both the undergraduate and graduate levels

Research Interests

  • Asset building among low-to-moderate income households
  • Housing issues related to affordability and inequality
  • Mortgage debt and health among older adults
  • Mortgage default and foreclosure
  • Homebuyer education and counseling