Anjanette Chan Tack is a doctoral candidate at the University of Chicago and the Sheila Biddle Ford Foundation Fellow at Harvard University's Hutchins Center for African and African American Studies. Anjanette's research interests include race/ethnicity, gender, immigration, urban sociology, health, and spatial analytics.
A first-generation immigrant, Anjanette was raised in Trinidad and Tobago and migrated to the United States as a teenager. She holds a BA in Biochemical Science from Harvard University, an MA in Social and Political Science from Trinity College, Cambridge, United Kingdom, and an MA in Sociology from the University of Chicago.
Anjanette's research has been supported by the MacArthur Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the National Science Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Society for the Study of Social Problems, and by fellowships at the University of Pennsylvania, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Harvard University.
Prior to graduate school, Anjanette held positions in public health and international development, executing projects in India, Sri Lanka, the Caribbean, and Latin America. While working for HIV/AIDS Alliance International, Anjanette produced the first study highlighting the challenges faced by India's HIV/AIDS affected orphans. Anjanette's research has received numerous scholarly awards. Click here to learn more about Anjanette's work.