Eva Melstrom

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Eva Melstrom

Graduate Student

Email: emelstrom@g.ucla.edu


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Fields of Study

Psychological and Medical Anthropology

Awards & Grants

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.

Degrees

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

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