Sexuality and Health

Cathy J. Cohen (ext. site) Ph.D.

Cohort 3 — Yale
David and Mary Winton Green Professor, Department of Political Science
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Dr. Cohen also served as the Deputy Provost for Graduate Education and is the former Director of the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture at the University of Chicago. Cohen is the author of two books: Democracy Remixed: Black Youth and the Future of American Politics (Oxford University Press 2010) and The Boundaries of Blackness: AIDS and the Breakdown of Black Politics (University of Chicago Press 1999) and co-editor with Kathleen Jones and Joan Tronto of Women Transforming Politics: An Alternative Reader (NYU, 1997). Her work has been published in numerous journals and edited volumes including the American Political Science Review, GLQ, NOMOS, and Social Text. Cohen is principal investigator of two major projects: The Black Youth Project and the Mobilization, Change and Political and Civic Engagement Project. Her general field of specialization is American politics, although her research interests include African-American politics, women and politics, lesbian and gay politics, and social movements.

Discipline: Political Science

Marco Gonzalez-Navarro (ext. site) Ph.D.

Cohort 16 — Berkeley/UCSF
Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics
University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Dr. Gonzalez-Navarro received his Ph.D. in economics from Princeton University. His research interests are in the field of development economics. His dissertation studied the introduction of Lojack to identify spatial crime externalities. He recently finished a study analyzing the impact of road pavement in the slums of a developing country using a randomized control trial. He is currently working on the health and fiscal impacts of home and community based Medicaid long term care programs.  He joined the University of Toronto as an Assistant Professor of Economics in January 2011.

Discipline: Economics

Trevon D. Logan (ext. site) Ph.D.

Cohort 16 — Michigan
Hazel C. Youngberg Trustees Distinguished Professor of Economics, Department of Economics
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Dr. Logan received his PhD and both of his Masters (Economics and Demography) from the University of California, Berkeley, and his Bachelor Science in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S.,  1999. He is an economist who specializes in economic history and applied demography. He also does work that intersects with health economics, applied econometrics, applied microeconomics and sociology. His previous research focused on historical living standards, comparative measures of well being, and the development of measures of human welfare that can be consistently applied through time. He is the author of Economics, Sexuality, and Male Sex Work, from Cambridge University Press.

Discipline: Economics

Kathyrn A. Sowards (ext. site) Ph.D.

Cohort 2 — Michigan
Psychological Counseling, Family Therapy & EMDR
Private Practice, Syracuse, NY

Dr. Sowards is a licensed mental health practitioner in private practice. She specializes in EMDR therapy and works with adults and children on a range of emotional and interpersonal issues--including post-traumatic stress.

Discipline: Sociology