Angela Jenks

Cite as:

Adams, James. 2018. “Angela Jenks.” In UCI Anthro Faculty, edited by James Adams and Maggie Woodruff.  In STS in UCI Anthro STS, edited by James Adams and Maggie Woodruff. In STS Across Borders Digital Exhibit, edited by Aalok Khandekar and Kim Fortun. Society for Social Studies of Science. August.

Essay Metanarrative

This PECE essay helps to answer the STS Across Borders analytic question: “What people, projects, and products exemplify how this STS formation has developed over time?”

This essay is part of a broader exhibit on UCI Anthro STS.

STS Across Borders In Brief

STS Across Borders is a special exhibit organized by the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) to showcase how the field of Science and Technology Studies (STS) has developed in different times, places...Read more

Who is Angela Jenks?

About Angela Jenks

Angela Jenks is an Assistant Teaching Professor (LPSOE) in the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine, and director of the M.A. in Medicine, Science, and Technology Studies (MA in MSTS) program. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania...Read more


Notable Work

From “Lists of Traits” to “Open-Mindedness”: Emerging Issues in Cultural Competence Education

Abstract: The incorporation of “culture” into U.S. biomedicine has been increasing at a rapid pace over the last several decades. Advocates for “cultural competence” point to changing patient demographics and growing health disparities as they call for improved educational efforts that train...Read more