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Jessica Smartt Gullion

Jessica Smartt Gullion, formerly Chief Epidemiologist at the Denton County Health Department in Denton, Texas, is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Texas Woman’s University.

Titles by This Author

Reluctant Activists and Natural Gas Drilling

When natural gas drilling moves into an urban or a suburban neighborhood, a two-hundred-foot-high drill appears on the other side of a back yard fence and diesel trucks clog a quiet two-lane residential street. Children seem to be having more than the usual number of nosebleeds. There are so many local cases of cancer that the elementary school starts a cancer support group.