Zelma is a PhD candidate in Sociology (PhD expected May 2020). She is a health scholar and her work examines how the intersection of gender, race/ethnicity, class and sexual orientation shape health outcomes and health behaviors. Her dissertation examines how sexual minority Black and Latino men and women utilize their community ties and social networks to garner health promoting behavior. This work illuminates how one's intersectional position impacts the lived experiences of men and women of color across sexual orientation. Zelma has published or forthcoming 5 peer-reviewed journal articles or invited publications.
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