Heather Wurtz

Postdoctoral Research Associate for the Pandemic Journaling Project
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Heather Wurtz works for the Pandemic Journaling Project. Her research draws primarily on qualitative and ethnographic methods to examine social and health inequalities, with particular attention to the role of migration and human mobility, gender and sexuality, social movements, and the social impact of policy. Her work has received support from the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the Social Science Research Council. She is Managing Editor for the journal Global Public Health. She earned her PhD in Sociomedical Sciences/Anthropology at Columbia University.

Scholarly Interests

Migration and human mobility; gender and sexuality; social movements; the social impact of policy