Faculty Affiliates

Stefan Timmermans

Stefan Timmermans

1995  Ph. D., University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana Dr. Stefan Timmermans is Professor at the UCLA Department of Sociology as well as a professor at ISG. His research draws from medical sociology and science studies and uses ethnographic and historical methods to address key issues in the for-profit U.S. health care system. He has conducted research on medical technologies, health professions, death and dying, and population health. …

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Janet Sinsheimer

Janet Sinsheimer

Ph.D., Biomathematics, University of California, Los Angeles M.A., Biochemistry, Brandeis University B.Sc,  Chemistry, Brown University Dr. Janet Sinsheimer is a Professor in the Departments of Human Genetics, Biomathematics and Biostatistics, and at ISG. Dr. Sinsheimer’s research is focused on developing mathematical models of evolution and genetics. She develops methods for realistic inference of evolutionary relationships. Her research program also involves the development and…

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Rachel Lee

Rachel Lee

B.A., 1988, Cornell University Ph.D., 1995, University of California, Los Angeles Rachel C. Lee, Professor of Gender Studies, English, and the Institute of Society and Genetics at UCLA, specializes in embodiment studies through cultural studies methods and intersectional feminism.  She is the author of The Exquisite Corpse of Asian America: Biopolitics, Biosociality, and Posthuman Ecologies (NYU, 2014) winner of the 2016 Best…

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Russell Korobkin

Russell Korobkin

1994, J.D. Stanford University 1989, B.A. Stanford University Russell Korobkin is Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law, where he teaches contracts, negotiation, and health care law.  Prior to joining the UCLA faculty in 2001, he held appointments at the University of Illinois College of Law and the University of Illinois Institute of Government and Public Affairs.  He…

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Martie G. Haselton

Martie G. Haselton

Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin, Psychology: 2000 M.A., College of William & Mary, Psychology: 1997 B.A., University of San Diego, Psychology; magna cum laude: 1992 Martie G. Haselton is a Professor in the Departments of Psychology and Communication Studies as well as ISG. Haselton’s research focuses on evolution and human behavior, social psychology, interpersonal communication, social endocrinology. Empirical work explores…

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Michael Alfaro

Michael Alfaro

2000, Ph.D., Evolutionary Biology, University of Chicago 1995, M.A., Biology, Humboldt State University 1989, B.A., Dramatic Arts, University of Calilfornia, Davis ISG Fellow Dr. Michael Alfaro is a Professor in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology department where he and ISG Faculty Dr. Jessica Lynch Alfaro run the UCLA Alfaro Lab.  The goal of his research is to understand the factors that…

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