Disciplines: Anthropology and Public Policy and Administration
Dr. Jessica Mulligan is assistant professor of Health Policy and Management at Providence College. She earned her Ph.D. in Anthropology from Harvard University. Trained as a medical anthropologist, her current research project uses life history interviews to explore the health and financial impacts of insurance coverage on the formerly uninsured. She has published journal articles in Medical Anthropology, Medical Anthropology Quarterly, and the Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law. Her first book, Unmanageable Care: An Ethnography of Health Care Privatization in Puerto Rico, was published by NYU Press in 2014. Jessica also serves on the Expert Advisory Committee of HealthSource RI.