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Kim M. Blankenship, PhD

Co-Director, Developmental Core; Professor, Department of Sociology; Associate Dean of Research, College of Arts and Sciences, American University
Address: 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, District Of Columbia
Phone: 202-885-6211
[email protected]

Current HIV/AIDS Research Activities:

  • Structural interventions and social dimensions of HIV vulnerability (especially among women, drug users, incarcerated or formerly incarcerated populations¬†and female sex workers in India)
  • Community mobilization as a strategy for HIV prevention
  • Race and gender inequalities in HIV/AIDS
  • Community disruption and HIV/AIDS, especially impact of mass incarceration, housing, and housing policy
  • Law and law enforcement practices and HIV vulnerability

Current HIV/AIDS Educational Activities:

  • Junior faculty mentor
  • Graduate and undergraduate teaching