Melinda A. Goldner

Melinda A. Goldner

Job Title
Professor of Sociology
Lippman Hall 217

Research interests

Professor Goldner studies a range of health care issues and health social movements, such as online health searching and the complementary and alternative medicine movement. Her work has been published in a variety of journals, including Sociology of Health & Illness, Information, Communication and Society, Research in the Sociology of Health Care and Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change. She is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Evidence-Based Complementary & Alternative Medicine, a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal. She teaches courses on medical sociology, public health, global health, social movements, sociological theory and gender.

Additional media

Academic credentials

B.A., Tufts University; M.A., Washington State University; Ph.D., Ohio State University
Lippman Hall

Lippman Hall 212

View in Google Maps


Melinda A. Goldner

Fax: (518) 388-6721