Justin B Stoler

Associate Professor

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Dr. Stoler's research explores urban health disparities using social, environmental, and spatial epidemiological methods. He is also affiliated with the Department of Public Health Sciences and the Abess Center for Ecosystem Science & Policy. Dr. Stoler enjoys field work and has worked in several countries—including a decade of experience in Accra, Ghana—exploring links between neighborhood structure, geodemographics, the environment, communicable diseases, and water insecurity. Dr. Stoler directs the Social & Health Inequities Research & Education (SHIRE) Lab, which provides research and professional development opportunities to students at all levels. His courses blend geospatial frameworks with contemporary population, environmental, and global health issues.

Active Funding

2018-2023, Research Coordination Network: Building a Community of Practice for Household Water Insecurity (HWISE) Research, National Science Foundation, Geography and Spatial Sciences, PI Wendy Jepson (Texas A&M) with Co-PIs Justin Stoler (Miami), Amber Wutich (Arizona State), and Sera Young (Northwestern); Award BCS-1759972, $499,707. The RCN supports conceptual advances in the study of household water provision and water insecurity in relation to broader social and environmental challenges.