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Merrill Eisenberg
  • 70, Female
  • Tucson, AZ
  • United States
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About Me:
About me? I've been around the block a few times, worked in many topical areas including maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS, cancer, family planning, tobacco and most recently in obesity prevention through policy and environmental change. The common thread through all of this work has been using my work to inform the policy process. Diane Austin and I do the Workshop titled "The Exotic Culture of Public Policy" each year at the SfAA meetings.
Area(s) of Training
anthropology, applied anthropology, medical anthropology, public health
Area(s) of Expertise
Policy culture and advocacy; tobacco; obesity and the built environnment, urban agriculture and food sustainability
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ABSTRACTS NEEDED!  As you all may know, Francis Fox Piven is receiving the Malinowski Award in Pittsburgh.  Her career as an applied social scientist has been remarkably successful in addressing national policy issues regarding welfare rights, voting rights, and the Occupy Movement.  It would be great to sponsor a panel or two reflecting current day work that our members are doing in these topical areas.  If you are working on poverty issues, access to the ballot, or anything related to the…


Posted on September 27, 2014 at 1:57pm

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