J. Scott Carter is currently an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Central Florida.  His research interests encompass several areas, including racial inequality, race and politics, racial and gender-role attitudes, and urban and region subcultures.  His research articles have been published in several professional journals, including the Annual Review of Sociology, Social Science Research, Journal of Family Issus, Journal of Black Studies, and Sociological Inquiry.  His latest work deals primarily with migration and its impact on racial attitudes and beliefs.  Dr. Carter is also currently working on a project assessing the declining significance of urban and regional place on racial attitudes.

Dr. Carter received his Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina in 2003.

Research Interests

  • Racial and Gender Inequality
  • Attitudinal Measurement
  • Urban and Regional Subcultures
  • Race and Politics
  • Inequality and Education

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