Allen Hyde

Associate Professor

Member Of:
  • School of History and Sociology
  • Development Studies Program
Office Location: Old Civil Engineering 136
Office Hours: Thursday 1-3pm or by appointment


Personal Pronouns:

Allen is an Associate Professor in the School of History and Sociology at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a quantitative scholar whose main research areas are stratification and inequality, urban sociology, work and occupations, climate and disaster resilience, and immigration. He is currently conducting research on the effects of race/ethnicity and immigration status on homeownership, social and demographic change in Clarkston, GA (known as the most diverse square mile in America), and Principal Investigator for the Youth Advocacy for Resilience to Disasters Program research project funded by the National Science Foundation's Civic Innovation Challenge. He has also been Principal Investigator for a National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Sociology at the University of Connecticut and has published research articles in journals like Social Science Research, Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, Social Currents, Environmental Sociology, Social Indicators Research, City & Community, and Sociological Perspectives.

  • Ph.D.; Sociology; University of Connecticut
  • M.A.; Sociology; University of Connecticut
  • B.A.; History and Sociology; University of Alabama at Birmingham
Areas of
  • Globalization
  • Immigration
  • Labor Markets
  • Political Economy
  • Stratification And Inequality
  • Urban Sociology


Research Fields:
  • Agriculture, Health, and the Environment
  • Climate Change Adaptation
  • Climate Change Mitigation
  • Education Policy
  • Global Cities and Urban Society
  • Labor Economics
  • U.S. Society and Politics/Policy Perspectives
  • Europe
  • United States
  • United States - Southeast
  • Inequality and Social Justice
  • Community engagement
  • Globalization and Localization
  • Immigration and Migration Studies
  • Impacts and Consequences of Race/Ethnicity
  • Inequality and Poverty
  • Inequality, Inequity, and Social Justice
  • Interdisciplinary Learning and Partnering
  • Political Economy
  • Statistics
  • Sustainability
  • Vulnerable Populations
  • Youth Culture


  • HTS-2016: Soc Issues&Public Policy
  • HTS-3008: Class,Power & Inequality
  • HTS-3012: Urban Sociology
  • HTS-4814: Special Topics
  • SOC-1101: Intro to Sociology

Selected Publications

Journal Articles