Paula Prince, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
(540) 985-8380
Paula Prince is an assistant professor of sociology at the Jefferson College of Health Sciences. As a Medical Sociologist she teaches courses in which students learn how particular social issues affect the delivery of health care in the United States and the history and training of health care occupations. Before coming to Jefferson, Dr. Prince was the Vice President of the Council of Community Services, a human services planning agency in Roanoke, VA. She has been an adjunct sociology instructor at Roanoke College and Hollins University. Dr. Prince received her undergraduate degree from the College of St. Rose in Albany, NY with a concentration in criminal justice and was a member of the Delta Epsilon Sigma National Honor Society. She received her MA and PhD in Sociology from the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA with study concentrations in Medical Sociology and Research Methods. While at the University of Pittsburgh, she was the recipient of an Andrew K. Mellon Pre-doctoral Fellowship. Dr. Prince is presently a member of the Roanoke City Planning Commission and president of the Board of Directors of the Grandin Theatre Foundation.
Education: 
B.A., College of St. Rose
M.A., University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh