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B.A Biology & Psychology, University of Illinois Chicago
M.A. Applied Medical Anthropology, Oregon State University
Global Health & medicine, Sexuality, & Globalization
For my dissertation research, I am exploring the intersections of sexuality, globalization, and sexual and reproductive health among urban, middle-class, adolescents in Mumbai, India. Specifically, I am interested in understanding how this demographic constructs sexuality in the context of a liberalizing metropolis, and subsequently, how that translates into management of their sexual and reproductive health.
M.A. Title: "The Indian Diaspora: Situating Family Building Patterns in a Migrant Community"