Areas of Specialization
Race; Class; Gender; Medical Sociology; Critical Theory; Inequality
Emily Jones is a second year PhD student specializing in the areas of Race, Class, and Gender Studies; Medical Sociology; Critical Theory and Inequality. Her thesis work was an Oral History of senior women faculty at a large Midwestern academic medical center where she asked how these women managed their success in a male dominated environment.
Emily received her A.A from College of the Siskiyous and her B.A. in sociology from Humboldt State University (go Lumberjacks!).
Emily is an active participant in departmental and field professionalization, assistant teaching for Introduction to Research Methods, and presenting at and attending professional conferences such as the Pacific Sociological Association, the Midwest Sociological Society, and Sociologists for Women in Society.
Emily's most recent experience has been as a research assistant for Dr. Shellie Ellis, Health Policy and Management on the KU Med Center campus, where she assists on a $45,000 pilot grant funded project which aims to understand the treatment decision making of Urologists regarding prostate cancer.
Spring 2017 Courses
- Soc 326 Health, Gender and Society