Lyndon Haviland Fellow
Erinn Bacchus is a Guyanese-American doctoral candidate and social epidemiologist with experience in quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methodologies. Her research focuses primarily on incarceration and policing, where she has investigated policies affecting those incarcerated in NYC jails during the COVID-19 pandemic and the effects of policing on gay and bisexual men. Her past work has explored low-income housing in NYC and single payer advocacy among public health academics. She currently works with Dr. Nicholas Freudenberg investigating the intersection of commercial determinants of health (CDoH) and urban health.
Research Focus Areas
Incarceration, Policing, Commercial Determinants of Health (CDoH)
Key Organizational Relationships
- Contributing Writer, Brown Girl Magazine
- Healthy CUNY
Columbia University, New York, NY
SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
- (Under Review) Bacchus EC, D’Angelo AB, Grov C. Experiences of police-related stress among a U.S. national cohort of gay and bisexual men. American Journal of Community Psychology. 2022.
- Bacchus EC. Centering health in designing NYC’s new borough jails. Scholars Strategy Network. Published August 20, 2022. https://scholars.org/contribution/centering-health-designing-nycs-new-borough
- D’Angelo AB, Bacchus EC, Tsui EK. Advocating for a single-payer healthcare system: What is the role of public health academics? SSM – Qualitative Research in Health 2022;2:100106. ISSN 2667-3215. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmqr.2022.100106
- Zewde N, Edwards R, Bacchus EC. Trying to Erase the Red Line: National Lessons from a New York Homeowner Policy. Roosevelt Institute. Published February 16, 2022. https://rooseveltinstitute.org/publications/trying-to-erase-the-red-line-national-lessons-from-a-new-york-homeowner-policy/
- Freudenberg N, Fine M, Bacchus EC. After COVID-19, we must save CUNY. Opinion, Daily News, May 29, 2020. https://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-oped-after-covid-19-we-must-save-cuny-20200529-akizmqs5hjhk3nfvkebvfvkzqu-story.html