Ezinne Nwankwo

Postdoctoral Research Associate at USC ERI


Ezinne Nwankwo is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the USC Equity Research Institute (ERI). She holds a PhD in community health sciences from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Shaped by her experiences as an immigrant from Nigeria, Ezinne’s research interests center on the migration and immigrant experiences of Black and African populations. Her dissertation examined how residential contexts, especially ethnic enclaves, shape preterm births among Latinx mothers in the United States.