Medical Anthropologist. Areas of research and publication include: Family Planning; Afghan Refugees; LGBTQ Families; Sperm, Egg and Kidney Donation/Sale; Reproductive Technologies and Bioethics; Cross-border Fertility Travel; Sexuality and Gender; Critical Medical Anthropology; Reproductive Health Policy; Mixed Methods Research; Documentary Film; Iran, Middle East, Spain, US.
PhD, 2000 - Medical Anthropology, UC Berkeley/UCSF
Evaluating the capacity of California's publicly-funded universities to provide medication abortion.
“My Body is Broken Like My Country”: Identity, Nation, and Repatriation among
Afghan Refugees in Iran
"Fewer children, better life" or "as many as God wants"? Family planning among low-income Iranian and Afghan refugee families in Isfahan, Iran.
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Gender And Sexuality
Sperm And Egg Donation