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Christopher Seto

Christopher Seto

Assistant Professor // Sociology

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Room: STON 346


Christopher Han-Fai Seto earned his Ph.D. in Criminology from the Pennsylvania State University and joined the Purdue Department of Sociology in 2023. Chris’s substantive interests include hate crime, violence, health, and religion / morality. He is especially interested in the ecological aspects of these social phenomena and often draws on spatial data and methodologies in his research. Chris also uses computational methods to explore large-scale networks and work with big social / digital data. His recent research has been published in Justice Quarterly, Health & Place, Social Science & Medicine, British Journal of Criminology, Sociology of Religion, and Journal of Adolescent Health.


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