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Maja Jeranko

February 15, 2022

As an applied anthropologist, I promote the importance of developing partnerships, investing in long-term relationships, addressing community priorities, and building community power. Coming from Slovenia, I have long worked across multiple socio-cultural worlds. I came to UNC in 2017, after … Read more

Lara Lookabaugh

February 10, 2022

My name is Lara Lookabaugh. I am a 5th year PhD Candidate in the Geography Department. I am an interdisciplinary geographer whose research lies at the intersections of decolonial and Indigenous geographies, feminist political geography, emancipatory futures, and geographies of memory … Read more

Kate LeMasters

February 10, 2022

My name is Kate LeMasters and I am a doctoral candidate in the Department of Epidemiology in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. I obtained my MPH in Maternal and Child Health and UNC in 2018 and entered … Read more

Rachel Wilbur

February 10, 2022

Rachel Wilbur is a 6th year doctoral candidate in the department of Anthropology’s Human Biology, Ecology, and Evolution program. Her research interests are in the impact of social determinants of health, historical, and intergenerational trauma and resilience on contemporary mental … Read more

Emily Walsh

February 9, 2022

My name is Emily Walsh– I studied psychology and studio art at Bard College in upstate New York and I’m currently a 4th year doctoral student in UNC’s clinical psychology program working under the mentorship of Dr. Anna Bardone-Cone on projects related to eating … Read more

Ana Ramirez

February 9, 2022

My name is Ana Ramirez, and I am a 4th year sociocultural anthropology PhD student. Key words in my research are Indigenous women, gender-based violence, trauma, community and families, and healing. I’m interested in an activist approach to research that … Read more

Anne Berry

January 31, 2022

My name is Anne Berry, and I’m a 2nd year Preventive Medicine resident and MPH student in the Population Health for Clinicians concentration.  After graduating from medical school in 2007, I completed residency training in Family Medicine with a focus … Read more

Emily Seiger

January 28, 2022

My name is Emily Seiger and I’m a PhD student in the Department of Nutrition. My work is centered on adolescent autonomy and knowledge about food and health decisions. Scientific norms, power dynamics, imposed timelines and budgets, and lack of … Read more

Dane Emmerling

January 28, 2022

My name is Dane Emmerling and I am a fourth-year PhD candidate in the Department of Health Behavior at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health (started in 2018). I research and evaluate critical consciousness-raising interventions or experiences and programs that shift … Read more

Margarett McBride

January 26, 2022

My name is Margarett McBride, M.A. and I am a 4th-year doctoral candidate from Saginaw, Michigan studying Developmental Psychology in the Psychology and Neuroscience Department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I received my B.A. in Biopsychology, … Read more