Prof. Collins-Dogrul to Conduct Public Health Research as USMEX Fellow

July 27, 2021

Associate Professor Julie Collins-DogrulAssociate Professor of Sociology Julie Collins-Dogrul will undertake a prestigious fellowship at the UC San Diego Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies (USMEX) during her sabbatical in the fall.

As a USMEX Fellow, Collins-Dogrul will have the opportunity to conduct extended research into public health and environmental issues on the U.S.-Mexico Border.

Collins-Dogrul’s research project, U.S.-Mexico Border Public Health, and Environmental Cooperation, seeks to understand how individuals, organizations, and networks can work together across borders to address environmental and public health issues. 

Collins-Dogrul’s previous research on politics and public health at the U.S.-Mexico border has been published in various major academic journals. Her work explores the complicated intersections of international governance and domestic policy in Mexico and the U.S. 

The USMEX Fellowship program is a leading residential fellowship program for research on Mexico and U.S.-Mexico relations. Each year, it brings together top scholars from the social sciences, humanities, and related fields to form a multi-disciplinary cohort of researchers on timely issues.