Assistant Professors

Yu-Ling Chang

Yu-Ling ChangAssistant Professor Yu-Ling Chang's research examines the relationships among poverty, inequality and social safety net programs.

Tina Sacks

Tina SacksAssistant Professor Tina Sacks' research focuses on racial disparities in health; social determinants of health; race, class and gender; and poverty and inequality.

Anu Manchikanti Gómez

Anu Manchikanti GomezAssistant professor Anu Manchikanti Gómez ​is director of the Sexual Health and Reproductive Equity program (SHARE). A health equity researcher, her work focuses on reproduction and sexuality throughout the life course.

Erin Kerrison

Erin KerrisonAssistant Professor Erin M. Kerrison's work extends from a legal epidemiological framework, wherein law and legal institutions operate as social determinants of health.

Serena Redux: On the US Open, Race, Gender + Public Health

September 11, 2018

By now, much has been written about the Serena Williams-Naomi Osaka-Carlos Ramos fiasco at the 2018 US Open.

Assistant Professor Tina Sacks featured on Berkeley Talks

February 1, 2019

What are some of the current challenges to maintaining social welfare programs for the nation’s most vulnerable people in the Trump era? Assistant Professor Tina Sacks explores this issue in the latest podcast in the Berkeley Talks series. Her lecture gives an overview of the incidence and demographics of poverty in the United States, then traces the history of sometimes draconian social safety net programs before examining their evolution under the current administration.