Faculty & Staff

Tariqah A. Nuriddin

Tariqah A. NuriddinAssistant Professor

Medical Sociology, Gerontology, Health Disparities, and Race, Class & Gender Studies
PhD,, M.S. Purdue University

office: Douglass Hall, Rm 210B
phone: 202-806-6665
email: tnuriddin@howard.edu


Teaching Areas

Medical Sociology; Social Epidemiology; Health and Aging


Journal Articles

Kenneth F. Ferraro and Tariqah A. Nuriddin. 2006. “Psychological Distress and Mortality: Are Women More Vulnerable?” Journal of Health and Social Behavior47:227-241.

Zina McGee, Bertha Davis, Tiffany Brisbane, Nakia Collins, Tariqah Nuriddin, Shalon Irving, Koren Martin, and Yoruba Mutakkabir. 2001. “Urban Stress and Mental Health among African American Youth: Assessing the Link between Exposure to Violence, Problem Behavior and Coping Strategies.” Journal of Cultural Diversity 8:94-104.


Tariqah A. Nuriddin and Carolyn Perrucci. 2008. “Gender and Race Effects on Health-Related Coping Strategies among the Widowed.” Forthcoming inAdvances in Gender Research, M. Segal and V. Demos, eds. JAI.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Sociological Association
  • Association of Black Sociologists
  • The Gerontological Society of America


Ad-hoc Reviewer, Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences

Community Activities

Chess Instructor, 21st Century Enrichment Program, Washington, DC.