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JoAnn Foley-DeFiore
Associate Teaching Professor of Biobehavioral Health
Summary Statement

JoAnn Foley has been teaching at the college level since 1994 and has taught classes ranging in size from 5 students to 170 students.

Department
  • Biobehavioral Health - BBH
Education
  • Univeristy of Maryalnd, PhD, Sociology, 1995
Phone
Office Address
211 Biobehavioral Health Building
University Park, PA 16802
Interests
  • environmental health
  • community and public health
  • sociology of race, gender, social class inequality
  • sociology of work and family
Professional Experience

JoAnn Foley has been teaching at the college level since 1994 and has taught classes ranging in size from 5 students to 170 students. The areas that she most loves to teach about revolve around culture, race/gender inequality, and work/family and their macro-level impacts on individual and community health. Her passion is teaching undergraduates; she is always interested in ways to better understand and educate this age group.

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