Office Hours:
Mon 2:30-3:45
Wed 2:30-4:15

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • 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
  • Global Health
  • Race, Racism and Social Inequality
  • Anthropology of Love, Marriage, Divorce and Kinship
 

Melanie A. Medeiros

Assistant Professor

of Anthropology

Bailey 106
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
585-245-6269
medeiros@geneseo.edu

Melanie A. Medeiros  has been a member of the faculty since 2014.

Faculty Information

Education

  • M.A., Ph.D, University of Arizona
  • BA, American University

Research Interests

• 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 • Global Health • 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.