Jerome W. Crowder, PhD

Associate Professor

Crowder Jerome


BA, Anthropology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, 1989

Graduate Certificate in Latin American Studies, Center for Latin American Studies, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1994

PhD, Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1998

Postdoctoral Fellow, National Cancer Institute Fellowship Program, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, 1999-2000


Areas of Interest

Community Dialogue and Engagement surrounding chronic health issues and aging

Health Decision making in underserved communities (US & Latin America), health disparities

Role of Technology for health applications in underserved populations

Visual Ethnography (still photography and video applications)

Urbanization and Migration in Latin America (Andes) and the US (Houston & Galveston, Texas)



Institute for the Medical Humanities

Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health

Institute for Translational Sciences


Contact Information

Ewing Hall, Suite 3.102, 700 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Texas

Phone: 409-772-9396

Fax: 409-772-5640


Mailing address: 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77555-1311