Milena A. Melo

Milena A. Melo

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, Anthropology and Middle Eastern Cultures
Ph.D. - University of Texas at San Antonio

Milena A. Melo is an Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology with a specialty in Medical Anthropology. Her research focuses on citizenship, immigration, migrant health, and the U.S.-Mexico borderlands. Motivated by her own experience as a DACA recipient and undocumented immigrant, Dr. Melo is committed to conducting research that reduces barriers to healthcare, confronts social inequality, and combats the disenfranchisement faced by marginalized populations in the United States. Dr. Melo's research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the American Anthropological Association, and the School for Advanced Research.

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