Emily Vasquez

Emily Vasquez

eev2105@columbia.edu
Department: 
Sociomedical Sciences
Areas of Specialty: 
STS • Critical Global Health • Risk • Chronic Disease • Genetic & Genomic Technologies • Latin America • Race & Ethnicity • Latino Identity in the United States
Biographical Note: 

Emily Vasquez is studying the social dimensions of diabetes and diabetes risk in Mexico.  Broadly, she is interested in how biomedical science and its applications shape our social world, including notions of care, hope, responsibility, and identity and racial formation. She previously earned an MPH at Columbia University and is an Allan Rosenfield doctoral fellow in the department of Sociomedical Sciences and Sociology. She is also an affiliate of the Science & Technology Studies (S&TS) Laboratory in the Facultad de Ciencias of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in Mexico City.

Cohort Year: 2011