Catherine Bliss, PhD

TitleAssociate Professor
SchoolUCSF School of Nursing
DepartmentSocial Behavioral Sciences
Address3333 California Street
San Francisco CA 94118
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    New School for Social ResearchPhD2009Sociology
    San Francisco State UniversityMA2003Ethnic Studies
    UC Santa CruzBA1999Women's Studies
    UC Santa CruzBA1999Sociology
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    National Science Foundation2015  - 2018Investigator Award
    UC Center for New Racial Studies2014  - 2015Faculty Research Award
    American Sociological Association2014  - 2014Oliver Cromwell Cox Book Award
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute2011  - 2014Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biomedicine, Medical Humanities, and Science and Technology Studies
    Brown University2011  - 2012Faculty Lectureship Award
    Brown University 2010  - 2011Francis Wayland Collegium Grant
    Andrew Mellon Foundation2009  - 2011Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities and Social Sciences
    New School for Social Research2009  - 2009Alfred Schutz Memorial Award in Philosophy and Sociology

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    Dr. Catherine Bliss is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of California San Francisco. Her research explores the sociology of race, gender and sexuality in science and society. Bliss's award winning book Race Decoded: The Genomic Fight for Social Justice (Stanford University Press 2012) examines how genomics became today’s new science of race. Her latest book project examines convergences in social and genetic science in the postgenomic age, including implications for equality, identity, and belonging.

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    1. Catherine Bliss. Sociogenomics: Difference and Discipline in the Postgenomic Age. 2017.
    2. Bliss, Catherine. . Race Decoded: The Genomic Fight for Social Justice. 2012.
    3. Bliss C. Racial taxonomy in genomics. Soc Sci Med. 2011 Oct; 73(7):1019-27. PMID: 21840637.
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