Mark Fleming PhD

Assistant Professor
Health and Social Behavior

Professor Fleming specializes in critical approaches to social and structural determinants of health, housing and homelessness, mental health and substance use crisis response, and health care services and technology. His training is in anthropology and sociology and his work uses ethnographic, community-based participatory, and mixed methods.

  • PhD – Medical Anthropology, University of California, San Francisco and Berkeley
  • MS – Sociology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • BA – Biology, Oberlin College
  • Ethnography and qualitative methods
  • Stress and chronic disease
  • Social determinants of health and health disparities
  • Health systems research and healthcare access
  • Social difference, power and inequality
  • Criminal justice involvement as a determinant of health
  • Urban transportation
  • 203A Theories of Health and Social Behavior
  • 219E Introduction to Qualitative Methods in Public Health Research