Stephanie Potochnick

Sociology and Public Policy
Associate Professor

Dr. Potochnick is an assistant professor in Sociology and Public Policy at UNC Charlotte. Her research examines the social demography of immigration and how programs and policies can promote the education and health of immigrant children and families. Current projects examine how federal immigration raids and local-level immigration enforcement policies affect school investment decisions of immigrant families, and how settlement in new immigrant growth areas like Charlotte, NC affects health and health care access of immigrant children.