Matthew Archibald


Matthew Archibald

  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Email:    Phone: 517-355-3396
  • Office: 429A Berkey Hall

Degree: University of Washington, 2002


Matthew Archibald, Ph.D., is a fixed-term Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Michigan State University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Washington.  He has held appointments at Emory University, Bates College and Colby College.  In 2018/2019 he will teach social research methods 281/ 282, sociological theory (488), and inequality (214).  Dr. Archibald is a medical sociologist who focuses on the U.S. healthcare system and its disparities.  One strand of his current work examines local characteristics of behavioral healthcare networks. Another investigates minority participation in HIV/AIDS vaccine trials.

Research Areas: Medical Sociology, Health and Illness, Organizations, Social Movements
Selected Publications:

Paula M. Frew, Matthew E. Archibald, Jay Schamel, Diane Saint-Victor, Elizabeth Fox,  Neena Smith-Bankhead, Dazon Dixon Diallo, Marcia M. Holstad, Carlos del Rio. 2015 “An Integrated Service Delivery Model to Identify Persons Living with HIV and to Provide LINKage to HIV Treatment and Care in Prioritized Neighborhoods: A Multilevel, Geotargeted, Program Outcome Study. JMIR Public Health and Surveillance; 1:1-19.

Archibald, Matthew E. 2015. “Commentary and Reflections: The Ongoing Construction of Pharmaceutical Regimes.” Pp. 162-172. In Reimagining Biomedicalization, Pharmaceuticals and Genetics: Old Critiques and New Engagements. Susan Bell and Anne E. Figert (eds.). New York: Routledge.

Archibald, Matthew E. and Caddie Putnam Rankin. 2013.  “A Spatial Analysis of Community Disadvantage and Access to Healthcare Services.”  Social Science & Medicine 90:11-23.

Archibald, Matthew E. and Caddie Putnam Rankin. 2013. “Community Context and Healthcare Quality: The Impact of Community Resources on Licensing and Accreditation of Substance Abuse Treatment Agencies.” Journal of Behavioral Health & Services Research 40:442-456.

Archibald, Matthew E. 2010. “Sources of Self-Help Movement Legitimation.” Pp. 227-245.  In Jane Banaszak-Holl, Sandra Levitsky, and Mayer Zald (Eds.). Social Movements and the Transformation of Health Care in the U.S. UK.: Oxford University Press.

Frew, Paula M., Matthew Archibald, Dazon Dixon Diallo, Su-I Hou, Takeia Horton, Kayshin Chan, Mark J. Mulligan and Carlos del Rio. 2010. “An Extended Model of Reasoned Action to Understand the Influence of Individual- and Network-Level Factors on African Americans’ Participation in HIV Vaccine Research.”  Prevention Science 11:207-218.

Archibald, Matthew E. 2008. “Socioeconomic and Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Substance Abuse Treatment Provision, Treatment Needs and Utilization.” In: Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld (Ed.). Research in the Sociology of Health Care 25:171-200.

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