Program Director

Jeanne Shea, Associate Professor, Anthropology Department 

Faculty Advising in the HSOC Program

To facilitate interdisciplinary study of health and society, each college at UVM has at least one HSOC faculty advisor.  Four of those faculty advisors teach the introductory core courses for HSOC.  To request an HSOC advisor to help guide you through your HSOC major or minor, please email

Core Faculty Teaching Courses in the HSOC Program

  • Zubi Ahmmad, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, CAS
  • Kenneth Allen,  Senior Lecturer, Health Sciences, CNHS
  • Michael Ashooh, Lecturer, Philosopy, CAS
  • Noah Barclay-Derman, Lecturer, Healthy Sciences, CNHS
  • Farryl Bertmann, Lecturer, Food and Nutrition Sciences, CALS.
  • Karen Benway, Lecturer, Dept. of Math and Statistics, CEMS
  • Deborah Blom, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, CAS
  • Vicki Brennan, Associate Professor, Department of Religion, CAS
  • Charlie Briggs, Senior Lecturer, History Department, CAS
  • Mary Burke, Senior Lecturer, Sociology Department, CAS
  • Alex Garlick, Assistant Professor, Political Science, CAS
  • Deborah Hinchey, Senior Lecturer and Program Director, Health Sciences Program, CNHS
  • Amy Hughes-Lansing, Assistant Professor, Psychology, CAS
  • Bernice Garnett, Associate Professor, Education, CESS
  • Anthony Gierzynski, Professor, Department of Political Science, CAS
  • Kelsey Gleason, Assistant Professor,, CNHS
  • Gunderman-King, Jennifer, Lecturer, Health Sciences, CNHS
  • Jean Harvey, Professor and Chair, Nutrition and Food Sciences, CALS
  • Dale Jaffe, Professor Emeritus, Department of Sociology, CAS
  • Isgro, Kirsten, Lecturer, Health Sciences, CNHS
  • Allan Kellehear, Clinical Professor, Department of Nursing
  • Ellen Kozelka, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, CAS
  • Jennifer Lai, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, CAS
  • Shamila Lekka, Lecturer, Department of Psychological Science, CAS
  • Winnie Looby, Director, Center on Disability and Inclusion, CESS
  • Rycki Maltby, Professor, Department of Nursing, CNHS
  • Alan Maynard, Clinical Associate Professor, CNHS,
  • Teresa Mares, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, CAS
  • Bindu Panikkar, Assistant Professor, Environmental Program, RSENR
  • Alessandra Rellini, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, CAS
  • Jon Shaffer, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, CAS
  • Jeanne Shea, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, CAS
  • Bikki Tran Smith, Assistant Professor, CNHS,
  • Jonah Steinberg, Associate Professor, Anthropology, CAS 
  • Jennifer Strickler, Associate Professor, Sociology Department, CAS
  • Christine Vatovec, Assistant Research Professor, RSENR
  • Jacqueline Weinstock, Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies, CESS
  • Elizabeth Winterbauer, Lecturer, Health Sciences, CNHS
  • Rosemary Wosky, Clinical Instructor, Department of Nursing, CNHS

If you are a faculty member who would like to teach a course for the program or would like to be affiliated with the program in another capacity, please contact the program director concerning your interest in affiliation.