Dr Jenny Douglas

Jenny Douglas is a Senior Lecturer in Health Promotion in the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies at the Open University. Jenny’s research has concentrated on changing policy, practice and approaches to research in health promotion and public health. She has published widely on public health, health promotion and black women’s health. The key theme unifying her research and activism is intersectionality – exploring how race;, class and gender affect health. Jenny Douglas established and chairs the Black Women’s Health and Wellbeing Research Network.

Dr Jenny Douglas talks about the use of language to describe race across this website.

Dr Jenny Douglas explains why deaths appeared to be greater among people from minority ethnic and religious groups.