Alexandra Brewis and Amber Wutich Ph.D.

Alexandra Brewis, Ph.D., is an anthropologist and President’s Professor in the School of Human Evolution and Social Change at Arizona State University. She founded the Center for Global Health at Arizona State University in 2006, is an elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and has served as president of the Human Biology Association. Particularly concerned with how culture, health, and human biology collide, she has conducted field research across the globe, addressing such topics as infertility, depression, malnutrition, obesity, and stigma.  She has written five books and over 150 scientific research articles.  

Amber Wutich, Ph.D., is an anthropologist and President’s Professor in the School of Human Evolution and Social Change at Arizona State University, where she directs the Center for Global Health. Concerned with the cultural institutions that make us sick and keep us well, her research focuses on basic human challenges like water insecurity, food insecurity, and anxiety. Wutich was selected as Carnegie CASE Arizona Professor of the Year in 2014, in recognition of an outstanding career as a university educator.  

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