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Mounia El Kotni is a Cultural and Medical Anthropologist (PhD SUNY Albany, 2016), Fondation de France fellow and postdoctoral researcher at the Cems-EHESS Paris. Her areas of expertise include: healthcare access, gender equity, reproductive health, environmental justice and policy evaluation. Her research projects are grounded in participatory action research.

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 CV.

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

Recent Posts

[ PUBLICATION ] A Tale of Three Midwives: Inconsistent Policies and the Marginalization of Midwifery in Mexico

Un article co-écrit avec Lydia Zacher Dixon et Veronica Miranda, disponible sur le site du Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology. ABSTRACT This article uses collective ethnographic research to provide a multifaceted and multisited understanding of how current issues facing midwifery and women’s health in Mexico reflect a historically fraught relationship between marginalized populations … Continue reading [ PUBLICATION ] A Tale of Three Midwives: Inconsistent Policies and the Marginalization of Midwifery in Mexico

[ PUBLICATION ] Politiques de santé materno-infantile au Brésil et au Mexique

avec Alfonsina Faya Robles, Cahiers des Amériques Latines 88-89, 2018, pp.61-78. Au Mexique et au Brésil, les femmes pauvres sont la cible privilégiée de politiques de santé materno-infantiles. Dans le premier contexte, elles bénéficient d’une aide financière en échange de leur participation à des ateliers de santé et à des visites médicales. Dans le second, … Continue reading [ PUBLICATION ] Politiques de santé materno-infantile au Brésil et au Mexique

[ PUBLICATION ] Socio-Cultural Approaches to the Anthropology of Reproduction

An edited bibliography curated by Elise Andaya and Mounia El Kotni, available at http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/abstract/document/obo-9780199766567/obo-9780199766567-0197.xml Introduction Attention to reproduction within anthropology emerged in early cross-cultural studies, largely descriptive and ethnomedical in nature, that examined reproduction in the context of cultural and religious beliefs around conception, childbirth and postpartum taboos, and knowledge about fertility regulation. However, the … Continue reading [ PUBLICATION ] Socio-Cultural Approaches to the Anthropology of Reproduction

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