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Megan Cogburn

Graduate Student

Mailbox: Turlington Hall Rm 1112, PO Box 117305, Gainesville, FL 32611-7305
Email: megandcogburn@ufl.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Florida, In Progress
  • M.A., Anthropology, University of Florida, 2016
  • B.A., Anthropology, Wheaton College, 2010

Subfield

Cultural


Chair

Dr. Marit Ostebo


Research Interests

Africa/East Africa/Tanzania, Medical Anthropology and STS, Anthropology of Development, Critical Global Health Studies, Maternity & Birth, Care, Health Governance, Gender and Feminist Studies


Selected Publications

Østebø, M.T., M. Cogburn, & A.S. Mandani; The silencing of political context in health research in Ethiopia: why it should be a concern, Health Policy and Planning, Volume 33, Issue 2, 1 March 2018, Pages 258–270, https://doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czx150

Cogburn, M., A., Strong, & S. Wood, “Choiceless Choice: Homebirth, Hospital Birth, and Birth Registration in Tanzania” in Birth in 8 Cultures. Eds. R. David-Floyd & M. Cheyney, Waveland Press, 2019.

 


Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

  • Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Award, Tanzania, May to December 2019
  • University of Florida International Center Research Abroad for Doctoral Students Award, Tanzania, May to December 2019
  • University of Washington, Harvard, and Results for Development Transparency for Development Fellowship, Tanzania, January to August 2016