Shannon Sparks

Assistant Professor, Human Development and Family Studies


  • Maternal & child health and well-being
  • Health care decision-making & treatment seeing behavior
  • Health disparities and their determinants
  • Child caregiving & alternative caregivers
  • Medical anthropology
  • Community-based participatory research
  • Ethnographic & qualitative methods

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Project AreaSouthwest Madison

Project Course:

  • School of Human Ecology’s courses on community-based research, Fall 2012 [syllabus] and Spring 2013 [syllabus].