Jennifer Singh, MPH, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Member Of:
  • School of History and Sociology
Office Phone:
404-894-7445
Fax Number:
404-894-0535
Office Location:
Old CE Building G22
Overview

Jennifer S. Singh is assistant professor in the School of History and Sociology. She has a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of California, San Francisco and specializes in medical sociology and science and technology studies. Her research investigates the intersections of genetics, health and society, which draws on her experiences of working in the biotechnology industry in molecular biology and as a public health researcher at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. In addition to research on the social and scientific understandings of diseases based on emerging medical technologies, Singh is also conducting reserach on the structural inequalities to autism diagnosis and services based on race, class and gender, as well as issues pertaining to transitioning adults on the autism spectrum.

Education:
  • Ph.D. in Sociology, University of California, San Francisco
  • Master of Public Health, Institute for Public Health Genetics at the University of Washington, School of Public Health and Community Medicine
  • B.S. in Biological Sciences from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Areas of
Expertise:
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Biomedical Ethics
  • Biotechnology
  • Disease Classification And Diagnosis
  • Ethnographic Research
  • Genetic Technology
  • Genetics
  • Health Inequalities
  • Mental Health
  • Neuroscience
  • Public Health
  • Qualitative Research
  • Research Ethics
  • Science, Technology And Society
  • Sociology Of Medicine And Health