Rebecca Jordan-Young is the Ann Whitney Olin Professor and chair of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Barnard College. She’s a sociomedical scientist whose research includes social epidemiology studies of HIV/AIDS, and evaluation of biological work on sex, gender, and sexuality. Prior to joining the faculty at Barnard College, she was a principal investigator and deputy director of the Social Theory Core at the Center for Drug Use and HIV Research of the National Development and Research Institutes, Inc., and has been a Health Disparities Scholar sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. She teaches courses in science and technology studies, sexuality, gender theory, and HIV/AIDS.
Rebecca Jordan-Young is a member of the Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience Advisory Committee.