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Courtney S. Peterson

Director of Undergraduate Advising
Principle Senior Lecturer of Medicine, Health, and Society

Courtney Peterson is a senior lecturer in Medicine, Health, and Society, the Director of Undergraduate Major Advising and the Acting Director of Undergraduate Studies for AY 2018-2019 in MHS. She received her B.A. in Sociology and Psychology from Vanderbilt, her M.A. in Sociology from Georgia State University, and her Ph.D. in Sociology from Vanderbilt. She is also the faculty advisor for SWIFT – Students with/without Mental Illness Fight Together.

Courses taught by Courtney Peterson include courses include MHS 1930: Social Dimensions of Health and Illness, MHS 2120: Health Social Movements, MHS 2130: Social Movements and Community Action, and MHS 3950: Mental Illness Careers.