Hillary Steinberg

Office Hours: M 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM 



Hillary is a doctoral candidate studying health, the life course (youth and childhood), identity, and gender. Her previous project was a qualitative analysis using interviews she conducted with young adults with chronic health conditions, the results of which can be found in Advances in Life Course Research. Her dissertation is an ethnography of a major children's hospital and follows 17 focal patients via virtual data collection. She has been the instructor of record for both the Sex, Gender and Society and the Social Construction of Sexuality course. She was a teaching assistant for Sociological Research Methods and Introduction to Sociology.

Year Entered Program


Research Interests

  • Health
  • Gender
  • Childhood
  • Self and identity