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Kim Blankenship, PhD

Associate Dean for Research, CAS Sociology

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Kim Blankenship, PhD


Kim is a Professor in the Department of Sociology and the Associate Dean of Research in American University’s College of Arts and Sciences. Her research focuses on the social determinants of health and structural interventions to address them. More specifically, she has focused on race, class and gender inequality as they intersect with processes of community disruption in analyzing HIV related inequities and their implications for prevention interventions.

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  • PhD
    Duke University, Sociology

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