Jessica West

Overview

I am a fourth year PhD candidate in Sociology and I specialize in medical sociology and demography. Broadly speaking, I study medicine and health from a social and behavioral perspective. My dissertation focuses on stress proliferation and disability from a life course perspective. I also study health disparities by race/ethnicity and immigration status.

Fellowships, Supported Research, & Other Grants

Phillip Jackson Baugh Fellowship awarded by Phillip Jackson Baugh Endowment (2019 to 2020)