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The summer 2012 admissions deadline has passed.

JBS class study reveals poor air quality in Boston nail salons

Former JBS student launches new website!

"JBS was an eye opening experience every day."

Nail Salon Study

Click above to view the Nail Salon Study Poster. 

JBS Presentation

A Night Out with Toxic Free Nails: JBS Environmental Health and Justice Presentations!

Watch the video on the 2011 JBS Civil Rights and Racial Justice in Mississippi Program

2011 JBS Students will present their study at the International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology!

Meda Kisivuli's Blog on Healthy Boston

Nail Study on Her Campus Brandeis

Hanna Wellish '12, a student in the JBS Environmental Health and Justice Program, creates a short video about the students' work with Worcester Roots.

Philip Lu '11 writes about his experience in The Justice.


About the program

Who should consider this program

This program is a good match for students interested in Anthropology, International Global Studies, Latin and American Studies, the cultural studies track in Music, Women and Gender Studies and other related programs. It is also well-suited for any students who wish to learn and conduct independent fieldwork through sustained communication with the professor and other students, or any other student who wishes to learn and conduct social science research. This program is also open to masters students.


One anthropology course or permission from instructor.