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 include the the structural and social determinants of health/health inequalities; political economy and the organization of long-term care; women’s migration, labor and entrepreneurship.

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