Population and environment, demography, climate change, family planning, international development, gender, race, medical anthropology, political ecology, science & technology studies, U.S., Africa
Dissertation: "Empower Women, Save the Planet? Environmental Advocacy and the Search for a Progressive Population Movement."
Sasser, J. 2010. "Progressive Population? Population Growth, Climate Change, and the New ‘Win-Win’ Approach." Écologie & Politique, 40: Fall 2010. In progress.Sasser, J. 2009. "Environmental Organizations and Population Programs: A Preliminary Analysis." Berkeley, CA. Prepared for Venture Strategies for Health & Development.Sasser, J. 2006. "Evaluating HIV Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices Among School Youth in Southern Madagascar: Qualitative Findings and Cultural Implications." Antananarivo, Madagascar. Prepared for United Nations World Food Program.
Honors and Awards
Center for Race & Gender Graduate Grant - U.C. Berkeley - 2010
Graduate Research Fellowship - National Science Foundation - 2007
Minority Predissertation Fellowship - Ford Foundation - 2006
Lowie Olson Travel Award - U.C. Berkeley Department of Anthropology - 2006
Rocca Pre-Dissertation Research Award in African Studies - U.C. Berkeley Center for African Studies - 2006