Samantha Hoeper

Samantha Hoeper

Ph.D. Student - Social and Behavioral Health


Research interests 

My primary interests include the influence of the built environment on nutrition and physical activity behaviors, nutrition policy, and immigrant health.

Faculty mentors

  • Dr. Michelle Granner
  • Dr. Eric Crosbie
  • Amy Fitch, MPH


  • Graduate Dean’s Merit Scholar, University of Nevada, Reno


2023 (anticipated) Ph.D. in Public Health with specialization in Social and Behavioral Health 

2018 Msc in Nutrition, Physical Activity and Public Health, University of Bristol

2013 B.A., Anthropology, Washington State University

2013 B.A., History, Washington State University