Research project on the impact of NAFTA on family nutrition, health and survival strategies in two communities in central Mexico. Involves undergraduate students in both biological anthropology and ethnographic research on topics such as migration, gender relations, shifting diet, nutrition and health in the wake of recent trade agreements in the context of the neoliberal model. One community is a subsistence farming community; the other urban, where research centers on maquiladora workers. Fluent Spanish is a requirement. Research internship is fully stipended. June 3-July 29th. Application deadline: February 15. Decision by early March.
This is a National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates program. (NSF-REU)
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