Skyler Wang

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Research Interests: 
Medical Sociology, Culture, Morality, Sexualities, Economic Sociology, Social Policy
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Skyler Wang graduated from the University of British Columbia in 2016 with a BA in Sociology (Honors). Broadly, Skyler's research foci include medical sociology, culture, morality, sexualities, economic Sociology, and social Policy. Prior to Berkeley, Skyler worked on multiple projects in the Greater Vancouver area in Canada, covering topics pertaining to sexual attitudes and social remittances, LGBTQ youth hook-ups, HIV stigma, genetic ancestry testing, and immigrant integration. His research has been featured in journals such as Sex Roles and media outlets such as the National Public Radio (NPR).

Skyler is currently leading two studies, one of which interrogates the processes and meanings of social and sexual exchange in anti-monetary markets such as His second project compares the utilization and implementation of physician-assisted suicide in British Columbia and California. Skyler is both a Regents' Fellow and a fellow of the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada.