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Jessica Mulligan

Assistant Professor
Director, Health Policy and Management Program (Interim: Spring 2014)

Contact Information:

jmullig5@providence.edu
401-865-2021
Howley Hall 204

Education:

Ph.D. - Anthropology, Harvard University

Area(s) of Expertise:

Medical Anthropology, Insurance, Managed Care, Health Policy, Ethnography


Selected Publications:

Mulligan, Jessica. (2014). Unmanageable Care: An Ethnography of Health Care Privatization in Puerto Rico. New York, NY: NYU Press., 320.

Horton, Sarah., Abadía, Cesar ., Mulligan, Jessica., Jo Thompson, Jennifer. (2014). Critical Anthropology of Global Health 'Takes a Stand' Statement: A Critical Medical Anthropological Approach to the US' Affordable Care Act. Medical Anthropology Quarterly,,

Willen, S., Mulligan, Jessica., Castañeda, H. (2011). Take A Stand Commentary: How Can Medical Anthropologists Contribute to Contemporary Conversations on “Illegal” Im/migration and Health?. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 25 (3), 331-356.

Mulligan, Jessica. (2010). It Gets Better if You Do? Measuring Quality Care in Puerto Rico. Medical Anthropology, 29 (3), 303-329.

Recent Presentations:

Mulligan, Jessica., American Anthropological Association’s Society for Medical Anthropology (SMA)/ European Association of Social Anthropologists’ (EASA) Medical Anthropology Network, Tarragona, Spain, "The Financialization of Health Systems: Ethnographic Engagements with Insurance". June, 2013.

Mulligan, Jessica., Puerto Rican Studies Association, Albany, NY, "Health and Community: Crossing Bodies, Entwined Futures: of Health and Environmental Activism". October, 2012.

Mulligan, Jessica., American Anthropological Association, Montreal, Canada, "Accounting for Value: Anthropological Approaches to Finance, Insurance, and Market-Based Health". November, 2011.

Mulligan, Jessica., American Anthropological Association, New Orleans, LA, "Reforming Risk: Markets and Managed Care in Puerto Rico". November, 2010.

Mulligan, Jessica., Puerto Rican Studies Association, Hartford, CT, "Unmanageable Care: Health Reform and Privatization in Puerto Rico". October, 2010.


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