Carolyn Sargent

Professor of Sociocultural Anthropology and of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies​ (Affiliate)
PhD, Michigan State University
MA, University of Manchester
research interests:
  • Translation as Illness Experience
  • Social Course of Illness
  • Transnational Production of Community
  • Immigration and Health
  • Anthropology of Cancer
  • Politics of Reproduction

contact info:

office hours:

  • Wednesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Or By Appointment​

mailing address:

  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
  • CB 1114
  • ONE BROOKINGS DR.
  • ST. LOUIS, MO 63130-4899

​Professor Sargent's research and teaching are primarily situated in the domain of gender and health, with a particular focus on reproduction, medical decision making, and the management of women's health in low-income populations.

For more information, visit Carolyn Sargent's department profile.