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Mounia El Kotni is a Cultural and Medical Anthropologist (PhD SUNY Albany, 2016). Her areas of expertise include: healthcare access, gender equity, reproductive justice, human rights and policy evaluation. Her research projects are grounded in participatory action research. Her dissertation is available on ProQuest or on demand.

Mounia El Kotni is a teacher,  researcher, and also offers her expertise as a cultural consultant for a wide range of projects. She has worked in France, the United States, Mexico, and Guatemala.She also has experience as an online teacher, translator and interpreter. She is available for public speaking and guest lecturing. For detailed information about her experience, you can download her Curriculum Vitae.

Have a project that would benefit from an anthropologist’s input? Do not hesitate to contact her .

 

Recent Posts

L’épisiotomie fait la Une : Retour sur la semaine où ma veille s’est emballée

[Article publié le 31 juillet 2017, mis à jour le 7 Août 2017] “Alors comme ça on déconnecte un peu et on se réveille avec #épisiotomie faisant les gros titres des journaux ?!” La surprise de Doulavocate sur Twitter résume bien le séisme qui a secoué le monde de la naissance la semaine dernière, suite … Continue reading L’épisiotomie fait la Une : Retour sur la semaine où ma veille s’est emballée

Book Review: Ostrach’s 2017 Health Policy in a Time of Crisis

[Review Originally published on Anthropology-News ] “In Catalunya and beyond, abortion is never just a medical or even a moral issue. It is an explosive nexus of intense social conflict over power, ‘rights,’ bodily autonomy, access to health care and the equal distribution of resources in society” (Ostrach 2017: 69). Health Policy in a Time … Continue reading Book Review: Ostrach’s 2017 Health Policy in a Time of Crisis

Long-Distance Ethnography

A tool for collaboration between anthropologists and NGOs Since 1985, the Organization of Indigenous Doctors of Chiapas (OMIECH) has been supporting and promoting the work of traditional midwives in indigenous communities in the Highlands of Chiapas. Collaborating with non-governmental organizations, anthropologists and medical doctors in Chiapas as well as abroad, OMIECH has built an international and … Continue reading Long-Distance Ethnography

Chiapas health workers strike against reforms

[Article originally published in ROAR Magazine] Workers of the Chiapas Health Jurisdiction have been on strike for one month, in protest against the structural reforms the government intends to pass. It isis 8:30 pm and the nurses are just starting their 12-hour shift. “There are three teams. Now we have a 12-hour shift, until 8 … Continue reading Chiapas health workers strike against reforms

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