Jonathan Koltai

Assistant Professor
Phone: (603) 862-2500
Office: UNH Sociology, McConnell Hall, 341C, Durham, NH 03824


  • Ph.D., University of Toronto
  • M.A., University of Toronto
  • B.A., Simon Fraser University

Courses Taught

  • SOC 402: Statistics
  • SOC 797/897: Spc Top/Global Health

Selected Publications

Koltai, J., Raifman, J., Bor, J., McKee, M., & Stuckler, D. (2021). COVID-19 Vaccination and Mental Health: A Difference-In-difference Analysis of the Understanding America Study.. Am J Prev Med. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2021.11.006

Koltai, J., McKee, M., & Stuckler, D. (2021). Association between disability-related budget reductions and increasing drug-related mortality across local authorities in Great Britain. SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE, 284. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2021.114225

Koltai, J., Varchetta, F. M., McKee, M., & Stuckler, D. (2021). The softer they fall: a natural experiment examining the health effects of job loss before and after Fornero's unemployment benefit reforms in Italy. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 31(4), 724-730. doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckab092

Koltai, J., Toffolutti, V., McKee, M., & Stuckler, D. (2021). Prevalence and changes in food-related hardships by socioeconomic and demographic groups during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK: A longitudinal panel study. LANCET REGIONAL HEALTH-EUROPE, 6. doi:10.1016/j.lanepe.2021.100125

Koltai, J., & Stuckler, D. (2020). Recession hardships, personal control, and the amplification of psychological distress: Differential responses to cumulative stress exposure during the U.S. Great Recession. SSM - Population Health, 10, 100521. doi:10.1016/j.ssmph.2019.100521

Koltai, J., Varchetta, F. M., McKee, M., & Stuckler, D. (2020). Deaths of Despair and Brexit Votes: Cross-Local Authority Statistical Analysis in England and Wales. American Journal of Public Health, 110(3), 401-406. doi:10.2105/ajph.2019.305488

Most Cited Publications