Orestes Pat Hastings
Orestes “Pat” Hastings is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Colorado State University. He uses surveys, experiments, and administrative data to do research in stratification & inequality, economic sociology, social psychology, social demography, religion & spirituality, and quantitative methods. His work has recently appeared in Demography, Social Forces, Social Science Research, Socius, and Sociological Science. Pat's current projects examine the causal effects of income inequality on people’s perceptions, attitudes, and behaviors.
PhD, MA - University of California, Berkeley; BS, BA - Rice University
Schneider, Daniel and Orestes P. Hastings. “Income Inequality and Household Labor.” Social Forces (forthcoming)
Fligstein, Neil, Orestes P. Hastings, and Adam Goldstein. 2017. “Keeping up with the Joneses: How Households Fared in the Era of High Income Inequality and the Housing Price Bubble, 1999–2007.” Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World 3:1-15.
Hout, Michael and Orestes P. Hastings. 2016. “Reliability of the Core Items in the General Social Survey: Estimates from the Three-wave Panels, 2006-2014.” Sociological Science 3:971-1002.
Hastings, Orestes P. 2016. “Not a Lonely Crowd? Social Connectedness, Religious Service Attendance, and the Spiritual But Not Religious.” Social Science Research 57:63-79.
Schneider, Daniel and Orestes P. Hastings. 2015. “Socioeconomic Variation in the Demographic Response to Economic Shocks in the United States: Evidence from the Great Recession.” Demography 52(6):1893-1915
Hout, Michael and Orestes P. Hastings. 2014. “Recession, Religion, and Happiness, 2006–2010.” in Religion and Inequality in America: Research and Theory on Religion’s Role in Stratification, Lisa A. Keister and Darren E. Sherkat (eds.). Cambridge University Press.
Hastings, Orestes P. and D. Michael Lindsay. 2013. “Rethinking Religious Gender Differences: The Case of Elite Women.” Sociology of Religion 74(4):471-495.
SOC 510: Sociological Methods I
SOC 311: Methods of Sociological Inquiry