Postdoctoral Fellows

Cayce Hughes, PhD 2017 University of Chicago

Areas of Interest: 

sociology of privacy and surveillance, urban poverty, social inequality, health and well-being, culture

Cayce Hughes is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Sociology at Rice University. His research interests center on urban poverty, privacy, surveillance, and multi-dimensional aspects of social inequality including health and well-being.
His book manuscript (under review at the University of California Press) examines how poor African American mothers navigate privacy and surveillance as they seek help from the social safety net. His research has been published in Gender, Work and OrganizationsHealth AffairsQualitative Health Research, and other outlets.
Cayce received his Ph.D in Sociology at the University of Chicago in 2017. He earned an M.P.H. from Temple University and a B.A. from New College of Florida.