University of California, Riverside

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Bruce Link

Bruce Link

Distinguished Professor

Public Policy and Sociology
4159 Interdisciplinary South
(951) 827-4103

Research Areas


  • M.S. Columbia University, New York, 1982
  • Ph.D. Columbia University, New York, 1980
  • B.A. Earlham College, Indiana 1971


Dr. Bruce Link earned his BA from Earlham College and MS and PhD degrees from Columbia University. His interests are centered on topics in psychiatric and social epidemiology. He has written on the connection between socioeconomic status and health, homelessness, violence, stigma, and discrimination. Currently he is conducting research aimed at understanding health disparities by race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status, the consequences of social stigma for people with mental illnesses, and the connection between mental illnesses and violent behaviors.



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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

School of Public Policy
4133 CHASS Interdisciplinary South

Tel: (951) 827-5564


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