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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.

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

 

Recent Posts

Structural Violence: An Important Factor of Maternal Mortality Among Indigenous Women in Chiapas, Mexico

[Book Chapter published in Schwartz, David (ed) 2018 Maternal Health, Pregnancy-Related Morbidity and Death Among Indigenous Women of Mexico & Central America: An Anthropological, Epidemiological and Biomedical Approach, Springer, pp.147-167] Abstract  In Chiapas, Mexico’s poorest state, indigenous Mayan women are twice more likely to die in childbirth than are non-indigenous women. To comply with international development … Continue reading Structural Violence: An Important Factor of Maternal Mortality Among Indigenous Women in Chiapas, Mexico

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

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