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Raphael Charron-Chenier

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Asst Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6403
Asst Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6403
Biography

Raphaël Charron-Chénier is a sociologist who studies racial inequality in the context of consumer markets. His current projects examine barriers in access to goods and services for Black households, racial disparities in the use and impact of predatory lending, and racial disparities in debt accumulation.

Education
  • Ph.D. Sociology, Duke University 2017
  • M.A. Sociology, Duke University 2014
  • M.A. Sociology, McGill University 2011
  • B.A. Sociology, McGill University 2009
Publications

Charron-Chénier, Raphaël. 2018. "Payday Loans and Household Spending: How Access to Payday Lending Shapes the Racial Consumption Gap." Social Science Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssresearch.2018.08.004

Charron-Chénier, Raphaël and Collin W. Mueller. 2018. “Racial Disparities in Medical Spending: Health Care Expenditures for Black and White Households (2013-2015).” Race and Social Problems 10(2): 113–133 

Charron-Chénier, Raphaël. 2018. "Spending Bundles: Incorporating Household Expenditures in the Sociology of Consumption.'' Socius:  Sociological Research for a Dynamic World 4: 1–13

Seamster, Louise and Raphaël Charron-Chénier. 2017. “Predatory Inclusion and Education Debt: Rethinking the
Racial Wealth Gap.” Social Currents 4(3): 199–207 

Charron-Chénier, Raphaël, Joshua J. Fink, and Lisa A. Keister. 2017. “Race and Consumption: Black and White Disparities in Household Spending.” Sociology of Race and Ethnicity 3(1): 50–67
 

Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 301Research in Justice Studies
JUS 432Racial Justice
JUS 492Honors Directed Study
JUS 592Research
JUS 790Reading and Conference
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 592Research
JUS 790Reading and Conference
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 301Research in Justice Studies
JUS 509Stat Problems/Justice Research
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 302Statistical AnalysisJusStd
JUS 432Racial Justice
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 301Research in Justice Studies
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 432Racial Justice