I am an Assistant Professor of Gerontology and Sociology in the Leonard Davis School of Gerontology and Department of Sociology at the University of Southern California.

I received my Ph.D. in Demography and Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania in 2013. I was a Postdoctoral Fellow and Research Scientist at Duke University from 2013-2017.

Research Interests: Sociology of health and illness; medical sociology; stratification; demography; sociology of aging and the life course; racial, socioeconomic, and gender inequalities in health; global health; comparative health care systems; quantitative methods; drug overdose

Contact Information:

3715 McClintock Avenue

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA 90089-0191

E-mail: jessica.y.ho at usc.edu