CAPS Town Hall presents: Megan Comfort, PhD
September 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
Megan Comfort is a senior research sociologist in the Behavioral and Urban Health Program in RTI International’s Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice research division. Dr. Comfort’s research interests and areas of expertise include families and incarceration, HIV risk and prevention, and health inequities among urban poor populations. She is the author of Doing Time Together: Love and Family in the Shadow of the Prison (University of Chicago Press, 2008), an ethnographic study of the “secondary prisonization” of women in relationships with incarcerated men. Her articles have appeared in Criminal Justice and Behavior, Ethnography, the Journal of Sex Research, Annual Review of Law & Social Science, Actes de la recherche en sciences sociales, PLoS ONE, and AIDS & Behavior, among other journals, and have been translated into three languages.