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Andrew Fenelon

Andrew Fenelon is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Sociology at Penn State University and an affiliate faculty member at the Population Research Institute. Previously, he was an Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management at the University of Maryland, College Park and acting associate director of the Maryland Population Research Center. Fenelon is a sociologist and demographer studying social inequality in population health in the United States and the role of public policy. His current research focuses on US housing policy and its impacts on social inequalities in health. Specifically, he studies the effects of HUD rental assistance on health, well-being, and neighborhood attainment across the life course in the US using the recent linkage of HUD administrative records to the National Health Interview Survey and the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.