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About Jessica Mulligan

Jessica Mulligan is Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management at Providence College. She teaches courses in public health, social studies of illness, and health policy. Trained as a medical anthropologist, her current research project uses life history interviews to explore the health and financial impacts of insurance coverage on the formerly uninsured. She has published journal articles in Medical Anthropology, Medical Anthropology Quarterly, and the Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law (forthcoming). Her second book, Unequal Coverage: The Experience of Health Care Reform in the United States was published by NYU Press in 2017. She received her doctorate in anthropology from Harvard University in 2007.

Positions

2015 - Present Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management, Providence College Health Policy and Management
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2010 - 2015 Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management, Providence College Health Policy and Management
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2014 Interim Program Director, Providence College Health Policy and Management
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2008 - 2010 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Connecticut College
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2007 - 2008 Lecturer on Anthropology, Harvard University
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2008 Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Brown University
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2003 - 2005 Adjunct Professor of Anthropology, University of Puerto Rico
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2001 - 2002 Teaching Fellow, Harvard University
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Curriculum Vitae




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Honors and Awards

  • The Collaborative Research Grant, Providence, RI, 2015
  • Committee on Aid to Faculty Research Grant, Providence College, 2014 & 2016
  • School of Professional Studies, Summer Scholar Funding, Providence College, 2014 & 2017
  • Expert Advisory Committee Member, HealthSourceRI, 2013-2015
  • Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship, Connecticut College, 2008-2010
  • Graduate Society Fellowship for Dissertation Completion, Harvard University, 2006-2007
  • Predissertation Fellowship, Brown University, 2006
  • Hemenway Fellowship of American Ethnology, Harvard University, 2005
  • Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies Grant, Harvard University, 2003
  • Saltonstall Population Innovation Fund Fellowship, Harvard University, 2001-2002
  • Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, Harvard University, 1999-2000
  • Graduate Scholarship Recipient, Georgetown University, 1997-1999
  • Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude, George Washington University, 1997

Courses

  • Gender, Medicine and Care
  • Community Health Practice
  • Senior Seminar in Health Policy and Management
  • Culture, Health and Illness
  • Epidemiology of Health and Disease

Education

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2007 PhD, Harvard University ‐ Social Anthropology
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1999 MA, Georgetown University ‐ Latin American Studies
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1997 BA, George Washington University ‐ Latin American Studies
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Contact Information

Department of Health Policy and Management
Providence College
1 Cunningham Square
Howley Hall 204
Providence, RI 02918-0152
401-441-0033
jmullig5@providence.edu

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Books (2)

Journal Articles (10)

Other Academic Writing (2)

Public Scholarship (10)

Book Reviews (3)