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C. AndrÚ Christie-Mizell

Vice Provost for Graduate Education
Dean of the Graduate School
Centennial Professor of Sociology
Health Policy Associate, Center for Health Policy at Meharry Medical College
Affiliated Faculty, Center for Medicine, Health and Society

C. André Christie-Mizell is a full professor, who holds the Centennial Chair in Sociology at Vanderbilt University. He is also a licensed psychologist who treats children, adolescents, and young adults with mood and behavior disorders. His research focuses on racial and gender differences in mental and physical health, with particular attention to how family structure and interpersonal relationships shape well-being across the life course. His work appears in journals such as Journal of Health and Social Behavior, Social Psychology Quarterly, Social Science Research, Race and Social Problems, and Journal of the National Medical Association. He is the winner of a 2021 Leadership Award from the Chancellor’s Office and a 2015 Distinguished Faculty Award for graduate student mentoring. Currently, Dr. Christie-Mizell serves as the Vice Provost for Graduate Education, Dean of the Graduate School, and the Director of the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs.