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E-M:/ MSU graduate course on Health and Environment

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MSU Course: Health and Environment. Offered by the Department of Sociology.

Instructor: Sabrina McCormick (mccor124@msu.edu; http://sociology.msu.edu/smccormick.html)
Dr. McCormick is an internationally known expert on evironmental health. She has recently been appointed a United Nations Environment Fellow. She directed "No Family History" a film tracing the experiences of three women with breast cancer, and has published extensively on environmental health.

SOC 950 Health and Environment --
This course will take an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the connections between health and environment in domestic and international settings. We will examine the biological, social and political aspects of this subject. Specific foci will include the biological and epidemiological aspects of exposure, the social norms and values that shape environmental health outcomes, and the institutions that mediate human exposures to environmental toxins.
Meeting time: W 1:50-4:40

Best, Tom Dietz Professor of Sociology and Crop and Soil Sciences Director of the Environmental Science and Policy Program environment.msu.edu

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