Students will develop a curiosity and awareness about critical approaches to studying health and illness. They will learn what it means to be a critical qualitative health researcher. They will understand how to engage in transformative critical health research practice that questions taken-for-granted assumptions about the social world, and, in the process, students will develop new conceptual and applied skills. Students will draw from interdisciplinary knowledge sources to develop strategies for designing and carrying out critically informed health research projects.
Prior experience in social sciences courses.