Susan Cassels

Assistant Professor
University of California, Santa Barbara


Susan Cassels

Susan Cassels’s work spans many disciplines, including demography, epidemiology, and geography. Her research interests are in the areas of population health, migration, epidemic modeling, HIV/AIDS, and sexual networks. Currently, her research is focused on migration and residential mobility and its effects on sexual risk behavior, sexual network structure, and HIV transmission. She has ongoing projects among heterosexuals in Ghana and among men who have sex with men in Seattle, Washington. Cassels and her colleagues have published a number of mathematical models that examine unexpected consequences of HIV prevention interventions. Cassels’s research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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University of California, Santa Barbara

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