Emma Tsui

Associate Professor
Community Health and Social Sciences
(646) 364-0258
Emma Tsui has a broad background in community health and related social sciences (including psychology, anthropology, and sociology), with specific training and expertise in collaborative qualitative research and analytic techniques.
She has a growing record of research studying the health of low-income worker populations toward the development of participatory, community-based interventions. Her past work has focused on workforce development policy, urban food policy, and labor policy and the influence of these policies on the lives, health, and well-being of workers and would-be workers. Dr. Tsui’s work has been published in the American Journal of Public Health, the Journal of Urban Health, Sociology of Health and Illness, and Social Science and Medicine.
PhD in Health, Behavior & Society from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
MPH in Public Health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
BA in Psychology from Yale University, New Haven, CT
Research Interests
Low-income work and job training as social determinants of health, effects of urban and social policies on health, occupational health promotion, qualitative research methods, ethnography, community-engaged research approaches, participatory intervention development