Director, Health Policy and Management Program (Interim: Spring 2014)
Howley Hall 204
Ph.D. - Anthropology, Harvard University
Area(s) of Expertise:
Medical Anthropology, Insurance, Managed Care, Health Policy, Ethnography
Awards and Honors:
Committee on Aid to Faculty Research Grant
- Providence College
Dao, Amy., Mulligan, Jessica. (2016). Toward an Anthropology of Insurance and Health Reform: An Introduction to the Special Issue.
Medical Anthropology Quarterly, Web first
Mulligan, Jessica. (2015). Insurance Accounts: The Cultural Logics of Health Care Financing.
Medical Anthropology Quarterly, Wiley.
Levine, Deborah., Mulligan, Jessica. (2015). Overutilization, Overutilized.
Health Politics, Policy and Law, Duke University.
Mulligan, Jessica. (2014). Unmanageable Care: An Ethnography of Health Care Privatization in Puerto Rico.
New York, NY: NYU Press.
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, 28 (1), 1-22.
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.
Mulligan, Jessica., Transformations in Social Citizenship: Stratification, Risk and Responsibility in Health Care Reform, School for Advanced Research, Santa Fe, NM, "But is it for me? Resentment politics, stratification & access to coverage in Obamacare". October, 2015.
Raskin, Sarah., Mulligan, Jessica., Anthropology and Global Health: interrogating theory, policy and practice, European Association of Social Anthropologists’ Medical Anthropology meeting, University of Sussex, UK, "Compelled to Choose: Ethnographic Engagements with Consumer Directed Healthcare". September, 2015.
Mulligan, Jessica., American Anthropological Association, Chicago, IL, "Paper: Shop Talk with Insurance Executives: On Disappointment and Chaos in Managed Care". November, 2013.
Mulligan, Jessica., American Anthropological Association, Chicago, IL, "Session: Bureaucratic Chaos and Market Rule: Social Service and Health Care Work in the U.S.". November, 2013.
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.