2001 Del Jones Award Winner
Georgette King is an Applied Medical Anthropology PhD student in the Anthropology Department at the University of South Florida where she is a Pride Fellow with the Institute on Black Life. She has a BS in Human Service Studies from Cornell University’s College of Human Ecology and a Masters of Public Administration from Cornell’s Institute for Public Affairs (CIPA). Georgette launched her studies in anthropology after beginning a career in community services and policy development through employment as a case manager for both pregnant and parenting teens and for people living with HIV and later as a coordinator for a drug court program. Her current research explores the policy and cultural influences that shape the level of access which former Florida inmates and other disenfranchised community members may have to HIV services.