Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences


Jennifer Nazareno is an Assistant Professor at the School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences and at the Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship. She received her Ph.D. in Medical Sociology from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Professor Nazareno’s dissertation won the UCSF Anselm Strauss Award for Most Distinguished Qualitative Dissertation and was the first study to examine the lived experiences of immigrant Filipino women who emerged as owners of health and long-term service related businesses in the United States. Professor Nazareno’s specialty areas: Social Determinants of Health and Illness; Race, Gender, and Class Inequalities; Organization and Global Restructuring of Health and Long-Term Care; Filipino Women’s Migration, Labor and Entrepreneurship; Immigrant Health; Intersectionality, Qualitative and Mixed Methods.

Brown Affiliations

Research Areas