amanda e. guitar

about me

I am a PhD student in Biocultural Medical Anthropology at the University of Alabama. My dissertation is focused on trans and gender nonconforming health in the American Deep South.

I received a B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Theatre Arts from New Mexico State University (2010) and an M.A. in Psychology from SUNY New Paltz (2013). I also obtained an M.A. in Biological Anthropology (2015) and a Graduate Certificate in Evolutionary Studies (2017) from Binghamton University.

research interests

  • Cultural Impacts on Health
  • Trans & Gender Nonconforming Health
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Human Ecology
  • Stress & Olfaction


curriculum vitae

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