School of Foreign Service
Emily Mendenhall is a professor in the Science, Technology and International Affairs Program in the School of Foreign Service. She is a member of the Global Health Initiative faculty committee.
International activities include:
- Author of Rethinking Diabetes: Entanglements with Trauma, Poverty, and HIV (Cornell University Press, 2019) and the forthcoming Unmasked: COVID, Community, and the Case of Okoboji in March 2022.
- Lead author of a series of articles on syndemics in The Lancet published in 2017, which provides an innovative way to think about social determinants of health.
- Principle Investigator of the National Institutes of Health Fogarty International Center study “Soweto Syndemics” at the University of the Witwatersrand.
- Published more than three dozen articles and four op-eds on medical anthropology and global health.
- Inaugural co-editor-in-chief of Social Science and Medicine—Mental Health.