Sociology Faculty

James Doucet-Battle
  • Title
    • Assistant Professor
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Sociology Department
  • Affiliations Science & Justice Research Center, Genomics Institute
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • Rachel Carson College Academic Building, 325
  • Office Hours Tuesdays 1:30-2:30; and by appointment
  • Mail Stop Rachel Carson College Faculty Services
  • Mailing Address
    • 1156 High Street
    • Santa Cruz CA 95064
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Sociology, Science and Technology, African Diaspora, Ethics, Sociology of Development, Genomics
  • Courses SOCY 121 Sociology of Health and Medicine; SOCY 132 Sociology of Science and Technology; SOCY 127P Sociology of Drugs, Botanicals, and Pharmaceuticals

Research Interests

Health disparities, race, and medicine; power, subject-making, and citizenship; ethnography, political economy, grounded theory: diasporic and transnational Africa.

Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D. Medical Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley/University San Francisco, 2012