Jennifer Arney, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sociology,
College of Human Sciences and Humanities
Contact number: 281-283-3441
Office: Bayou 2121
Jennifer Arney, Ph.D., is an associate professor of sociology and women’s studies at University of Houston-Clear Lake and an adjunct assistant professor of medicine at Baylor College of Medicine.
A native Texan, she earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in sociology from Texas Tech University and her Ph.D. in sociology, with an emphasis in medical sociology, from Arizona State University.
Prior to joining the UHCL sociology faculty, Dr. Arney completed a post-doctoral research fellowship at the Houston Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, where she developed a research program focused on physician-patient communication and medical decision making.
In addition to teaching courses in medical sociology, women’s studies, and research methodology at UHCL, she continues to conduct health services research at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Houston.