Cayce Hughes is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Sociology at Rice University. His research interests center on urban poverty, welfare, privacy, surveillance, and multi-dimensional aspects of social inequality including health and well-being.
His book manuscript (under contract with the University of California Press) examines how poor African American mothers navigate privacy and surveillance as they seek help from the social safety net. His research has been published in Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, Gender, Work and Organizations, Health Affairs, Qualitative Health Research, and other outlets.
Cayce received his Ph.D in Sociology at the University of Chicago in 2017. He earned an M.P.H. from Temple University and a B.A. in Sociology from New College of Florida.