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Anastasia Vogt Yuan

Anastasia Vogt Yuan, Associate Professor

Anastasia Vogt Yuan, Associate Professor
Anastasia Vogt Yuan, Associate Professor

Department of Sociology
646 McBryde Hall 
225 Stanger Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-5641 |

Dr. Anastasia Vogt Yuan is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology.

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.
  • Sociology of Health
  • Sociology of the Family
  • Medical Sociology
  • Quantitative Data Analysis
  • Social Problems
  • Ph.D., Ohio State University
  • M.A., University of Iowa
  • B.A., Grinnell College
  • American Sociological Association
  • Southern Sociological Society
  • 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.

Journal Articles

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.

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.