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PhD in Anthropology, New York University
Medical Anthropologist with Regional Specializaton in Belize (Caribbean/ Latin America)
Medical Anthropology; Reproduction; Gender and Sexuality; Anthropology of Mothering; Latin America and the Caribbean; Media; Visual Anthropology; Feminist Anthropology; Transnational Processes; Social Justice; Development.
2012 Fordyce, Lauren and Amínata Maraesa, eds. Risk, Reproduction, and Narratives of Experience. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press.
2014 Maraesa, Amínata. “In a Good Position: Avoiding the Risk of Fetal Malpresentation.” Belize Archaeology and Anthropology Symposium Publication. Belmopan, Belize.
2014 Maraesa, Amínata and Lauren Fordyce, eds. Special issue of Medical Anthropology: Cross-Cultural Studies in Health and Illness. 33(5)
2012 Maraesa, Amínata. “A Competition over Reproductive Authority: Prenatal Risk Assessment in Southern Belize.” In Risk, Reproduction, and Narratives of Experience. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press.
2012 Maraesa, Amínata. “The Local, The Global, the NGO-ization of Birth in Southern Belize” In Global Case Studies in Maternal and Child Health. Ruth White, ed. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
2011 Maraesa, Amínata. “Saving Face, Losing Life: Obeah Pregnancy and Reproductive Impropriety in Southern Belize.” Culture, Health and Sexuality: An International Journal for Research, Intervention and Care 14(sup1):S95-S108.
2003 Maraesa, Amínata. Woman to Woman: Doula Assisted Childbirth. Documentary Education Resources.
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology; The Politics of Reproduction; Visual Anthropology (Anthropology of Media); Male and Female in Society (Gender); Health, Medicine, and Curing; Mothering and Motherhood; Health, Healing, and Social Justice