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Anne Esacove, PhD, MPH, MSW

  • Lecturer, MSSP Program

Anne Esacove (she/her/hers) brings a number of years of experience teaching sociology and gender studies, as well as professional experience at Planned Parenthood Los Angeles and the Seattle-King County Public Health Department, to her scholarship. She is particularly committed to developing programming which bridges research and practice (broadly defined).

Esacove’s research has explored how health promotion efforts and social movements attempt to create meaning about and control bodies, sexuality, and gender. She is the author of Modernizing Sexuality: U.S. HIV-Prevention Policy in Sub-Saharan African, based on research funded by a Fulbright African Regional Research grant and Social Science Research Council Sexuality and Policy Postdoctoral Fellowship. Esacove received her PhD in Sociology from the University of Michigan and Master Degrees in Public Health and Social Work from the University of Washington in Seattle. She is currently a Senior Fellow at the SexGen Policy Lab at the School of Social Policy and Practice.

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