Christopher Alan Rick, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate (previously held)
Boston University School of Public Health
Environmental Health

Dr. Rick is a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Environmental Health at the Boston University School of Public Health. He works on the Transportation, Equity, Climate, and Health Project to develop and research transportation solutions -- in collaboration with environmental justice advocacy groups -- to reduce the environmental impact of transportation and improve health outcomes, with a particular emphasis on environmental justice communities.

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  1. Rick C, Han J, Elbel B, Schwartz AE. The Link between Gentrification, Children’s Egocentric Food Environment, and Obesity. Housing Policy Debate. 2022. View Publication
  2. Weinstein M, Cordes SA, Rick C, Schwartz AE. Riding the Yellow School Bus: Equity in bus transportation across districts, schools, and students. Urban Education. 2022. View Publication
  3. Cordes SA, Rick C, Schwartz AE. Do Long Bus Rides Drive Down Academic Outcomes?. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis. 2022. View Publication
  4. Bengoa M, Rick C. Chinese Hukou Policy and Rural-to-Urban Migrants’ Health: Evidence from Matching Methods. Eastern Economic Journal. 2020. View Publication
  5. Weinstein M, Cordes SA, Rick C, Schwartz AE. Why Doesn’t Everyone Get a Bus? Understanding Inequities in School Bus Transportation Across Schools and Studentsin New York City. Green Schools Catalyst Quarterly. 2020; (7.3): 40–49. View Publication
  6. Weinstein M, Cordes SA, Rick C, Schwartz AE. Can School Buses Drive Down (Chronic) Absenteeism?. Absent from School: Understanding and Addressing Student Absenteeism. Harvard Education Press. 2019.

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2022 Syracuse University: Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award
2022 Association for Education Finance and Policy: Roe L. Johns Student Grant Award
2021 The North American Regional Science Council (NARSC): Yimin and Xiao Zhuang Graduate Student Travel Award
2021 Research Excellence Doctoral Funding Fellowship
2021 Birkhead-Burkhead Summer Research Award
2021 Departmental Research/Data Funding
2020 Spencer D. Parratt Summer Research Award
2019 Spencer D. Parratt Summer Research Award
2016 UC Berkeley: Workshop on Formal Demography
2015 Colin Powell Graduate Fellowship
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