Vania Smith-OkaVania Smith-Oka

Associate Professor of Anthropology
(PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago)
649 Flanner 

Geographic focus: Mexico

Thematic interests: Globalization; reproductive health; women's health; ethnobotany; formal and informal health systems.

Current research: How marginal peoples around the world respond to the impact that globalization has on their health needs and local knowledge by looking at how the least powerful members of a community, i.e. women, are responding to this globalization.

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