Caitlin Baird

Published: May 18th, 2016

Category: Graduate Students

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Graduate Student

Mailbox: Turlington Hall Rm 1112, PO Box 117305, Gainesville, FL 32611-7305


  • Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Florida (in progress)
  • M.A., Anthropology, University of Florida, 2012
  • B.A. Anthropology, University of Florida
  • B.A., Comparative Literature, Penn State


Cultural Anthropology


Dr. Kernaghan

Research Interests

Chronic malnutrition in early infancy, Guatemala, Critical bicultural medical anthropology

Selected Publications

2015. Baird, C, “Rain”. Anthropology and Humanism 40(1):94-102.

2014. Brown, K, Henretty, N, Chary, A, Farley Webb, M, Wehr, H, Moore, J, Baird, C, Kraemer-Diaz, A, Rohloff, P. Mixed-methods study identifies key strategies for improving infant and young child feeding practices in a highly stunted rural indigenous population in Guatemala.  Maternal & Child Nutrition DOI: 10.1111/mcn.12141.n1222

2014.  Baird, C.  Chronic Childhood Malnutrition.  In: The Encyclopedia of Family Studies, ed. Connie Shehan.  Wiley & Blackwell.

Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

  • Inter-American Foundation Grassroots Development PhD Fellowship, 2014-2015


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