- 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
• 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.