Gilbert Quintero ProfessorOffice: Skaggs 153A
Field of Study:
Medical Anthropology and Public Health: Emphasis on the cross cultural study of the body, health and illness related behavior; cultural models of health and the semantics of illness; healing systems as cultural systems; social and cultural dimensions of alcohol and drug use; ethnomedicine; health inequality, political ecology and disease. Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs
Applied Anthropology: Emphasis on the study of social and cultural determinants of disease and the anthropology of public health; health promotion and disease prevention intervention development and evaluation; expertise in using qualitative research methodologies in applied settings and computer assisted qualitative data analysis.
Southwest Ethnology: Field work experience in Hispanic and Native American cultural settings in the southwest United States; inter-ethnic cultural relations; expertise in Navajo healing systems and Hispanic culture change; research ethics in minority communities; US-Mexico border.