Kobie Price

Graduate Student, Sociology
MPC Population Studies Predoctoral Trainee
Research Interests

Spatial inequality, Racial inequality, Migration, Urban space, Environmental disasters

Biography

Kobie is a Sociology PhD student at the University of Minnesota with primary research interests in spatial inequality, environmental disasters, and urban space. In Fall of 2019, he joined the Minnesota Population Center as a Population Studies Predoctoral Trainee.

Kobie’s research examines the effects of extreme weather events on individual- and state-level decision-making and response, highlighting the importance of space and place in said decision-making processes. Kobie’s work employs both quantitative and qualitative methods to examine how residents and the State employ adaptive strategies to environmental disasters.

Presentations
  1. Kobie X. Price. “Homeownership Status and Social Vulnerability: Return Migration and Post-Disaster Recovery After Hurricane Harvey.” Population Association of America 2021.

  2. Erin Eife, Amy Kate Bailey, and Kobie X. Price. “Organizational Populations and Social Mobility Regimes: A Comparison of Working Class Neighborhoods in Chicago and Seattle.” Population Association of America 2019.

  3. Erin Eife, Amy Kate Bailey, and Kobie X. Price. “Organizational Populations and Social Mobility Regimes: A Comparison of Working Class Neighborhoods in Chicago and Seattle.” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting 2018.