Experienced instructor with nearly a decade of experience navigating intellectually rigorous environments. Versatile thinker with honed analytical and interpersonal skills who very rarely charts the conventional path to knowledge. Deadline-driven, detail-oriented, and dedicated professional with strong ability to communicate with diverse audiences.
Designed and taught a variety of courses on sex, gender, and/or sexuality, forms of marriage and the family, globalization and policy-making, and diversity and inclusion in health settings. Authored a number of peer-reviewed articles (under review at present) and conference presentations. Organized and chaired conference presentation on motherhood, citizenship, and morality.
Successfully researched, organized, and synthesized literature reviews on topics ranging from death, decomposition and mortuary practices to anthropology of microbiopolitics.
Designed and taught a variety of courses. Successfully led key awareness-raising projects that facilitated trans-institutional connections (WGS and Engineering, for example). Assembled a portfolio of departmental forms to be used as templates. Planned and executed an undergraduate research conference on issues of diversity and inclusion. Participated in the WGS program's external review to address improvements to curriculum and program-design.
Engaged in an intense learning environment focused on critical theory and its practical implications for diverse populations globally. Studied qualitative research design and methods, quantitative methods, sociology of health with special attention to race, gender and class, and anthropology of health and healing.
Specialization in Medical Anthropology
Certificate in Latin American Studies, 2012
Outstanding Teaching Assistant of the Year, 2009
Coursework in Anthropology, Sociology, and Psychology (Statistics)
Dissertation: The Bodily Logics of Production: Intergenerational Perspectives on Adolescence, Exchange, and Aspiration among Kichwa Women in the Ecuadorian Amazon
Graduated Summa Cum Laude
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
Member, American Anthropological Association
Member, Gender and Sexuality Working Group, Vanderbilt University
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