Anastasia Vogt Yuan


Anastasia Vogt Yuan

Associate Professor


560 McBryde Hall 
225 Stanger Street 
Blacksburg, VA 24061


(540) 231-5641


Department Membership



  • Sociology of Health
  • Sociology of the Family
  • Medical Sociology
  • Quantitative Data Analysis
  • Social Problems

Professional Activities

  • American Sociological Association
  • Southern Sociological Society


  • Ph.D. Ohio State University
  • M.A. University of Iowa
  • B.A. Grinnell College

Research Interests

    Awards and Honors

    Vogt Yuan, Anastasia S. (PI). "Racial Differences in Substance Abuse across the Life Course." CLAHS Faculty Research Grant. Source: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Spring-Summer 2005. $2,140.

    The E. Gordon Ericksen Outstanding Faculty Award. 2005. Department of Sociology. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

    Postdoctoral Fellowship. Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research. Rutgers University. 2002-2004.

    Selected Publications

    Book Chapters

    Vogt Yuan, Anastasia S. 2013. “Age Discrimination in the Workplace and Well-Being,” in Handbook of Unethical Work Behavior: Implications for Well-Being, edited by R. Giacalone and M. Promislo. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe.


    Vogt Yuan, Anastasia S. In press. "Father-Child Relationships and Nonresident Fathers' Psychological Distress." Journal of Family Issues. Available through Online First at:

    Yucel, Deniz and Anastasia Vogt Yuan. 2015. "Do Siblings Matter? The Effect of Siblings on Socio-Emotional Development and Educational Aspirations among Early Adolescents." Child Indicators Research. 8:671-697.

    Vogt Yuan, Anastasia S. 2012. "Perceived Breast Development and Adolescent Girls' Psychological Well-Being." Sex Roles 66:790-806

    Vogt Yuan, Anastasia S. 2011. "Black-White Differences in Aging Out of Substance Use and Abuse." Sociological Spectrum 31:3-31.

    Additional Information

    Current Projects:

    • Racial-ethnic and immigrant generation differences in mental health across the life course.
    • Racial differences in how mental health and violence is portrayed in the media.
    • Social support, social relationships, and mental health.