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Jennifer Reich, Ph.D.




Office Location:
1380 Lawrence Street 420-U

My Website:

Office Hours:
FALL 2017: Wednesdays 3:30pm-4:30pm

Phone: 303-315-2135


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Member of the CLAS Speakers Bureau

Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Institute for Health Policy Studies. University of California, San Francisco (funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality), 2002-2004

Certificate of Training in Clinical Research, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. University of California, San Francisco, 2003

Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, Davis (Designated Emphasis: Feminist Theory and Methods from the Department of Women and Gender Studies), 2002

MA, Sociology, University of California, Davis,1997

BA, Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara (highest honors), 1993

In press Reich, Jennifer. Calling the Shots: Parents, Public Health, and the Politics of Vaccine Choice. New York University Press (May 2016)

2015 “Old methods and new technologies: Social media and shifts in power in qualitative research.” Ethnography vol. 16, no 4: 394–415 (online October 2014)

2014. Joffe, Carole and Jennifer Reich (editors) Reproduction and Society: Interdisciplinary Readings NY: Routledge

2014 “Neoliberal Mothering and Vaccine Refusal: Imagined Gated Communities and the Privilege of Choice” Gender & Society vol. 28 no. 5, October 679–704

2010 “Children’s Challenges to Efforts to Save Them: An Ethnographic Examination of Children’s Interactions with Child Protective Social Workers.” Symbolic Interaction vol.33, no. 3:412-434.

2008 “Not Ready to Fill His Father’s Shoes: A Masculinist Discourse of Abortion” Men and Masculinities. vol.11, no 1: 3-21.

2005 Fixing Families: Parents, Power, and the Child Welfare System NY: Routledge. 

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