"Molecular Me: Exploring the Social Implications of the Genomics Revolution"
Jason Fletcher is a Romnes Professor of Public Affairs with appointments in Sociology,
Agricultural and Applied Economics and Population Health Sciences as well as the
Director of the Center for Demography on Health and Aging at the University of
Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to coming to UW in 2013, he held appointments at Yale
University and Columbia University. Fletcher has published over 100 academic articles
and has received research funding from the National Institutes of Health, William T.
Grant Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Russell Sage Foundation,
among others. A health economist by training, he has worked to integrate genetics and
social science over the past decade, culminating in his book The Genome Factor.