About Franziska Frank
Franziska Frank is a Research Associate at Southwest Institute for Research on Women and a Lecturer in the School of Sociology. Before joining the University of Arizona in 2016 she was a Research Fellow and Lecturer at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) in Switzerland and worked on diverse projects related to women’s health.
Franziska received her Master’s degree in Sociology from the University of Zurich in 2012.
Before and during her university studies, she worked as a biomedical technician, primarily in the field of morphological and behavioral neurosciences. Her research interests focus on questions related to the sociology of health and illness (i.e., Reproductive health; Self-determination and self-care; Health literacy; Health inequality) and qualitative research methodology. Besides her research activities, she teaches undergraduate students in the University of Arizona’s ‘Care, Health and Society’ program.
Master in Sociology, Economic and Social History and Political Sciences from the University of Zurich, Switzerland.