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Eva Melstrom



Contact Information

Email    emelstrom@g.ucla.edu
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Fields of Study

Psychological and Medical Anthropology

Grants and Awards

2017-2018 UCLA Graduate Research Mentorship Fellowship2017 UCLA International Institute Fieldwork Fellowship
2017 UCLA Department of Anthropology Research Grant
2017 UCLA Department of Anthropology Travel Grant
2016-2017 Society for Psychological Anthropology/Lemelson Fellowship
2016 UCLA Department of Anthropology Research Grant
2015 UCLA Graduate Summer Research Mentorship
2015 UCLA Department of Anthropology Research Grant
2015 UCLA Department of Anthropology Travel Grant
2014-2015 Sharpless Fellowship (UCLA)

Conference Presentations

1.) “Returning from The Gulf: Ethiopian Domestic Workers’ Experiences of Rehabilitation, Reintegration, and Reunification”. Annual meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology. Santa Fe, NM. March 2017.


2.) “Familial Responsibility and Dilemmas of Migrant Work: Ethiopian women’s experiences of domestic work in the Persian Gulf”. Society for Psychological Anthropology Biannual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. March 2017.

 

3.) “Who Minus Who”: Reflections on Pride and Suicide in the Ethiopian Diaspora. American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings. Denver, CO. November 2015.

Advisors

Doug Hollan (Co-Chair)
Jason Throop (Co-Chair)
Aomar Boum
Cheryl Mattingly (USC)

Degrees

M.S. Medical Anthropology and Cross Cultural Practices, Boston University (2014)

B.A. Human Development and Social Relations, Kalamazoo College (2008)