Michael Schulman, PhD


Adjunct Professor
Health Behavior

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor
NC State University

Dr. Schulman’s NCSU profile page
REACH NC (Collexis) Research Profile

Dept. of 4-H,Youth Development, Family and Consumer Sciences
NCSU Campus Box 7606
Raleigh, NC 27695-7606


1975 University of Wisconsin-Madison PhD, Sociology
1973 University of Wisconsin-Madison MS, Sociology
Research interests

  • Injury prevention
  • Rural health
Research activities


  • William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor and Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor, Department of 4-H,Youth Development, Family and Consumer Sciences, NC State University
  • Co-Investigator on IPRC young worker occupational safety and health projects, including
    • national survey of working teens and parents
    • projects on rural poverty
    • community response to economic restructuring
  • Participant in NSF funded research ethics program
  • Editor of Rural Sociology
  • President-Elect of the Rural Sociological Society

Primary teaching areas

  • Economic sociology
  • Development and social change
  • Social organization

Primary Research areas

    • Youth work and injury
    • Rural sociology
    • Work, organizations, and industry

Affiliated with UNC IPRC projects since 1990

Staff/administrative responsibilities

As HB adjunct:

  • Advisor on special projects on occupational injury
  • Classroom or continuing education lecture on research ethics; how to publish in professional journals
  • Faculty research collaboration on occupational injury
  • Dissertation committee member on injury research