- M.A., Ph.D, University of Arizona
- BA, American University
Dr. Medeiros’s research explores intimate relationships in rural Northeast Brazil to examine how inequality at the intersection of race, gender and class affects relationships and health and well-being in structurally vulnerable communities of African descent.
Critical Medical Anthropology
Race, Racism and Social Inequality
Anthropology of Love, Marriage, Divorce and Kinship
Publications and Professional Activities
- In Progress. M.A. Medeiros. Divorce and Distress: A Case Study From Rural Northeast Brazil.
- 2014, M.A. Medeiros. The Other End of the Bargain: the Socioeconomics of Gender Relations and Marital Dissolution in Rural Northeast Brazil. Transforming Anthropology 22(1): 105-120.
- 2014. M. Nichter, M.A. Medeiros. Critical Anthropology for Global Health: What Can It Contribute to Critical Public Health?. In Critical Health Psychology, edited by M. Murray. Palgrave Macmillan Press.
- 2013 M. Hingle, M. Nichter, M.A. Medeiros, S. Grace. Texting for Health: The Use of Participatory Methods to Develop Healthy Lifestyle Messages for Teens. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 45(1): 12-19.
- 2013 M.A. Medeiros. Review of Gender Equity in Health: Shifting Frontiers of Evidence and Action, Gita Sen and Piroska Östlin, eds. Arizona Anthropologist 23:37-43.