Leslie R. Hinkson

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Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Dr. Hinkson received her Ph.D. in sociology from Princeton University in 2007. Her dissertation examined how different meanings of race across institutional contexts help to explain why the racial gap in test score performance among middle school children are smaller in the military population than in the civilian world.  As a Scholar, Dr. Hinkson studied how race and gender affect the treatment of hypertension as part of a larger project exploring how doctors think about and use difference in their diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Discipline: Sociology
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