Susan Jacobs
Student

I am a PhD student in the Department of Sociology with interests in cultural sociology and medical sociology. Broadly, I am interested in how cultural sociology can help explain variations in individual experiences leading to long-term health disparities. I am also interested in quantitative methods, particularly Bayesian methods.

Currently, I am doing research on the cultural transmission of stigmas and stereotypes, though I also have interests in the processes by which beliefs motivate action and how these beliefs can be changed.

I received my BA from Florida State University in Philosophy, then received my MA in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin. 

Current Research Interests

Cultural Sociology, Medical Sociology, Social Psychology, Quantitative Methods

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