Judith N. Lasker

N.E.H. Distinguished Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology and Anthropology
31 Williams Drive, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015
Ph.D. in Sociology, Harvard University, 1976

"Hoping to Help: The Promises and Pitfalls of Global Health Volunteering", Cornell University Press, 2016, is now available. Reviewed in the New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/26/health/book-review-hoping-to-help-ques...


Research Interests

  • Global Health volunteering
  • Women's health issues, especially related to pregnancy loss and infertility
  • Impact of chronic disease and loss
  • Community needs assessment and evaluation research

Courses taught

  • Introduction to Sociology and Social Psychology
  • Medicine and Society
  • AIDS and Society
  • Global Health Issues
  • Women and Health
  • Jewish Communit
  • Research Methods


Website for "Hoping to Help": https://judithlasker.com/