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  1. Kim Blankenship

    Kim Blankenship, Professor

    CAS - Sociology

    Kim M. Blankenship, PhD, is Professor and Chair in the Department of Sociology and Director of the Center on Health, Risk and Society at American University and Director of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Core of the District of Columbia Center fo… More

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    (202) 885-6211

Assistant Director

  1. Nicole Angotti

    Nicole Angotti, Assistant Professor

    CAS - Sociology

    Nicole Angotti is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Assistant Director of AU’s Center on Health, Risk and Society (CHRS). Her research centers on three areas: 1) the differential incorporation of global health norms, policies and… More

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    (202) 885-2421


  1. Sarah Cook

    Sarah Cook

  2. Allison Groves

    Allison Groves, Faculty Fellow in Residence

    CAS - Sociology

    Ali Groves joined AU in 2013 after completing her PhD in the department of Health Behavior at the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health. She has spent the past ten years working to improve women’s reproductive health gl… More

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  3. Kirsten Stoebenau

    Kirsten Stoebenau, Research Assistant Professor

    CAS - Dean's Office

    Kirsten Stoebenau, PhD, is Research Assistant Professor at the Center on Health, Risk and Society within the Department of Sociology. Her research focuses on the social and structural determinants of women's sexual and reproductive health with a geog… More

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