Jesse Liss is an assistant teaching professor of sociology in the School of Arts and Sciences–Newark at Rutgers University–Newark. He co-manages the health and society undergraduate minor and coordinates internships for the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, which has included establishing an undergraduate internship in partnership with Believe in a Healthy Newark.
His teaching is at the intersections of social sciences, health fields, and professional development. His current and future educational and programmatic work focuses on developing experiential learning and professional development opportunities for undergraduates at Rutgers University–Newark, particularly in the health and life sciences fields. Courses he teaches or has taught include “Perspectives on Health Care Policy,” “Social Determinants of Health,” “Sociology of Law,” and “Introduction to Sociology.”
Special feature: Newark Internship Impacts Students and City — Lead-free housing policies and health-related social media are among the public health topics that Rutgers students are exploring through their internships with Believe in a Healthy Newark. The Rutgers University–Newark internship program, created by institute core faculty member Jesse Liss and career center executive director Bernadette So, is funded by a Global Health Seed Grant.
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