Emily Elizabeth Vasquez

Emily Elizabeth Vasquez

Research Interests



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.


  • MPhil, Columbia University
  • MPH, Columbia University
  • BA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill