Anthony Ureña

Presidential Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Anthony Ureña is a Presidential Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Sociology at Princeton University. He earned his PhD in Sociology from Columbia University and holds a bachelor's degree in sociology and human biology from Brown University. A sociologist of health and inequality, his substantive areas of research interest are intersectional and encompass race & ethnicity, gender & sexuality, and risk. Ureña employs qualitative methodologies to examine the social dimensions of disease risk perception within disproportionately affected communities. At Princeton, his postdoctoral research will focus on how Black and Latino men who have sex with men make sense of and navigate the contemporary HIV epidemic in the United States. Ureña is advised by Frederick Wherry, the Townsend Martin, Class of 1917 Professor of Sociology.