Hannah Bradby

University of Essex, United Kingdom

Hannah Bradby graduated with a B.S. degree in human sciences from the University of Oxford, UK, in 1990, and an M.S. degree in medical sociology from Royal Holloway, London University, UK, in 1991, and defended her Ph.D. thesis in 1996, awarded by the University of Glasgow, UK. She worked at the Medical Research Council Medical Sociology Unit in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, before taking up a lectureship at the University of Warwick in England, where she taught in the newly established Medical School and the Department of Sociology. Moreover, she teaches, researches, and writes on the sociology and anthropology of health, ethnicity, and racism. She serves as the Sociology of Health and Illness Monograph Series Editor (Wiley-Blackwell) and the Coeditor of Ethnicity and Health (Taylor and Francis). Her book Medical Sociology (Sage) was published in 2009, and a collection coedited with Gillian Hundt Global Perspectives on War, Gender and Health (Ashgate) came out in 2010. Her papers were published in the journal Sociology of Health and Illness include “Locating ethnicity and health: exploring concepts and contexts” and “Translating culture and language: a research note on multilingual settings.” Her papers in Social Science $ Medicine include “What do we mean by racism? Conceptualising the range of what we call racism in health care settings” and “British Asian families and the use of child and adolescent mental health services: a qualitative study of a hard to reach group.” Her latest book chapter, written with James Nazroo, is “Health, ethnicity and race.” Her latest book is “Health, medicine and society,” published by Sage.

Biography Updated on 18 April 2012

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