RWJF Health & Society Scholar:
Sociomedical Sciences, Sociology, Public Health
Area(s) of Expertise:
Health Sociology, Social Determinants of Physical and Mental Health, Health Disparities, Social Capital, Community Conditions and Well-Being, Methods for Examining Local Area Contexts, Sociological Theory
Aaron Mauck is a Lecturer in the Departments of Social Studies and the History of Science. He received his BA in Anthropology from Reed College in 1999, his MA in Sociology and Science Studies from the University of California, San Diego in 2004, and his PhD in the History of Science from Harvard University in 2010. From 2010-2012, he has served as a Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar at the University of Michigan. His research interests include the history and anthropology of chronic disease, science and technology studies, and national & international health policy. His first book, Typing Diabetes: Diagnostic Ambiguity and Clinical Practice in the Twentieth Century, will be published in 2015. He is currently undertaking a second book exploring the history of biomarker research in medicine and social science.