Issues in Health Sociology
This is a doctoral-level course that brings sociological insights to the study of health and related issues. It provides an examination of the theoretical and empirical contributions of researchers to the study of culture, race, class, gender, inequality, and other topics as they intersect with health policy, conceptions of health and illness, health experiences, and treatment.
Social Policy and Social Development in China
This is a master-level course that examines the trajectory of economic and social development of China since Deng Xiaoping's reforms in 1978 to present. Reflecting on this history of development, it examines the architecture of social policy in China in general, as well as specifically in poverty, migration, healthcare, housing, environmental regulation, and related topics.