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Teaching and Mentoring

Graduate Courses

SOC 8351 Medical Sociology
SOC 9363 Social Determinants of Health
SOC 9888 Directed Study on Social Networks and Health
SOC 9888 Directed Study on Social Stratification

Undergraduate Courses

SOC 1020 Contemporary Social Issues: Health and Society
SOC 3301 Society and Medicine
SOC 3851 Independent Research and Writing
MHS 2310 Chinese Society and Medicine
MHS 2430 Social Capital and Health
MHS 7850 Independent Study

Mentoring (Sociology-VU if not specified)

Postdoctoral Fellow

2019- Co-Mentor, Academic Pathway Postdoctoral Fellow, Marva Goodson

Dissertation Committee

2019- Chair, Yvonne Chen
2019- Member, Tam V. Bui (Economics, VU)
2018- Chair, Philip J. Pettis
2017 External Examiner, Emma Nagy (Health Promotion and Social Epidemiology, Queen’s University, Canada)

M.A. Thesis Committee

2017-2018 Member, Cleothia G. Frazier
2016-2017 Chair, Philip J. Pettis
2016 Member, Ashleigh R. Hope
2013-2014 Member, Peter Schuyler Vielehr

Special Area Exam

2018-2019 Chair, Yvonne Chen (Medical Sociology, Social Stratification)
2018 Chair, Lacee A. Satcher (Medical Sociology)
2018 Chair, Philip J. Pettis (Medical Sociology)
2018 Member, Cleothia G. Frazier (Medical Sociology)
2017 Member, Ashleigh R. Hope (Medical Sociology)
2015 Member, Rachel Skaggs (Work and Occupation)
2013-2014 Member, Gabriela León-Pérez (Medical Sociology)

Honor Thesis Committee

2016-2017 Chair, May Braverman (Asian Studies Program, VU)
2016-2017 Member, Daier Yuan
2015-2016 Chair, Karlia Nicole Brown

Training

2016 Effective Teaching Strategies for International Faculty, English Language Center, VU
2010-2011 Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows, Center for Teaching, VU
2010 Pre-ASA (American Sociological Association) Workshop: Using  American Community Survey Data in the Classroom, Atlanta, GA
2009-2010 Center for Teaching Workshops, VU
2009 CIT (Center for Instructional Technology) Workshop Series, Duke  University
2007 GS 301 Introductional Uses of Technology, Duke University
2004 Teaching Workshop, Department of Sociology, Duke University

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