Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Speaker: Sanyu Mojola, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Michigan
Title: The Social Production of a Syndemic: The Case of Washington D.C.
Dr. Sanyu A. Mojola, PhD is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Michigan. Her research examines how societies produce health and illness. She is especially interested in understanding social processes, mechanisms and patterns of social organization that lead to health inequality related to gender, race/ethnicity, life course stage and socio-economic status. Her past and ongoing work primarily focuses on the HIV/AIDS pandemic as it unfolds in various settings such as Kenya, the United States and South Africa.