About

Anna Zajacova is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyo.

Anna Zajacova studio portraits

Zajacova’s work on body weight and health was profiled in an interview by Wyoming PBS.   Previous work on socioeconomic disparities in persistent infection was profiled in several online and hard-copy outlets, inc.  Most recently, her study of educational disparities in health was noted in the Wyoming Tribune Eagle article.

Zajacova earned a Ph.D. in Sociology and Demography from Princeton University in 2006.  Prior to her current position, she was a National Institute on Aging Postdoctoral Fellow at the Population Studies Center and the Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health at the University of Michigan from 2007-2009.   She was also an affiliate at the Population Research Center and a lecturer in the Mathematics Department at the University of Texas at Austin in 2006-2007.