Stephen Metraux PhD
Stephen Metraux PhD
Associate Professor of Health Policy and Public Health
BS (Grinnell College)
Stephen Metraux received his Ph.D. in sociology at the University of Pennsylvania, and is also affiliated with Penn’s Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research. His research interests center around urban health, especially in the context of issues such as homelessness and housing, community mental health, and incarceration and prisoner reentry. His current research includes examining services use patterns among persons at risk for homelessness, using administrative data for evaluation of homeless and related services, and assessing residential segregation among persons with mental illness.
Selected Scholarly Activity
Metraux, Stephen (2008). “Examining Relationships Between Receiving Mental Health Services in the Pennsylvania Prison System and Time Served.” Psychiatric Services 59(4): 800-802.
Metraux, Stephen, Caterina G. Roman and Richard Cho (2008). “Incarceration and Homelessness,” in Deborah Dennis, Gretchen Locke & Jill Khadduri, eds., Toward Understanding Homelessness: The 2007 National Symposium on Homelessness Research. Washington DC: US Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Culhane, Dennis P. & Stephen Metraux (2008). “Rearranging the Deck Chairs or the Lifeboats? Homelessness Assistance and Its Alternatives.” Journal of the American Planning Association, 74(1): 111-121.
Poulin, Stephen R., Stephen Metraux & Dennis P. Culhane (2008). “The History and Future of Homeless Management Information Systems (HMIS).” In Robert H. Macnamara, ed. Homelessness in America, volume 3 (171-179). Westport CT: Praeger.
Culhane, Dennis P., Stephen Metraux, Jung Min Park, Mary Ann Schretzman & Jesse Valente (2007). “Testing a Typology of Family Homelessness Based on Patterns of Public Shelter Utilization in Four US Jurisdictions: Implications for Policy and Program Planning.” Housing Policy Debate 18(1): 1-28.
Metraux, Stephen, Joel M. Caplan, Dutch Klugman & Trevor R. Hadley (2007). “Assessing Residential Segregation Among Medicaid Recipients With Psychiatric Disability in Philadelphia.” Journal of Community Psychology, 35(2): 239-256.
Metraux, Stephen & Dennis P. Culhane (2006). “Recent Incarceration History Among a Sheltered Homeless Population.” Crime & Delinquency, 52(3): 504-517.
Park, Jung Min, Stephen Metraux & Dennis P. Culhane (2005). “Childhood Out-of-home Placement and Dynamics of Public Shelter Utilization among Young Homeless Adults.” Child and Youth Services Review 27: 533-546.
Park, Jung Min, Stephen Metraux, Gabriel Brodbar & Dennis P. Culhane (2004). “Child Welfare Involvement Among Homeless Children.” Child Welfare 83(5): 423-437.
Metraux, Stephen, David S. Metzger, & Dennis P. Culhane (2004). “Homelessness and HIV Risk Behaviors Among Intravenous Drug Users.” Journal of Urban Health 81(4): 618-629.
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