Mary Laska

Part-time Faculty, Sociology


301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899
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Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D. 2001, Medical Sociology, University of Alabama at Birmingham.
  • Admitted to Candidacy, 2000. Doctoral areas of concentration: Medical Sociology, Community Studies, and Sociology of Disaster.
  • M.A. 1999, Sociology, University of Alabama at Birmingham.
  • B.A. 1994, Sociology/Biology, Cum Laude, University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Recent Publications

  • “Chronic Sorrow in the HIV Positive Patient: Issues of Race, Gender, and Social Support.”Bronwen Lichtenstein, Ph.D., Mary K. Laska, Ph.D., and Jeffrey M. Clair, Ph.D. ​AIDS Patient Care and Sexually Transmitted Diseases ​16(1):27-38.

  • Regular Research Department update in the NAFA News Quarterly, March 2003 – 2005

  • “The Circle Project: A School-Based Prevention and Intervention Program” NCAC Research and Policy Brief