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    Catherine Bliss, PhD

    TitleAssistant Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Nursing
    DepartmentSocial Behavioral Sciences
    Address3333 Calif. St,Laurel Heights
    San Francisco CA 94118
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      New School for Social ResearchPhDSociology2009
      San Francisco State UniversityMAEthnic Studies2003
      UC Santa CruzBAWomen's Studies1999
      UC Santa CruzBASociology1999
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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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      medical sociology, science and technology, social theory, qualitative research methods, genomics, race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, diasporas, professions and disciplines

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