Jennifer Hirsch, PhD
Professor of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University
Jennifer Hirsch (she/her) is a Professor of Sociomedical Sciences at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. Dr. Hirsch’s research spans five intertwined domains: the anthropology of love; gender, sexuality and migration; sexual, reproductive and HIV risk practices; social scientific research on sexual assault and undergraduate well-being; and the intersections between anthropology and public health. Her articles have been published in journals such as the American Journal of Public Health, Studies in Family Planning, AIDS, and Culture Health and Sexuality, and she has co-authored two books. She is the co-author of the forthcoming Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study of Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus. Hirsch co-directed the Sexual Health Initiative to Foster Transformation (SHIFT), a study supported by Columbia University that examines sexual health and assault among undergraduates.