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Dr. Louise Badiane

Badiane Louise
Associate Professor of Anthropology; Coordinator, African Studies Program
Hart Hall, Room 237

MA, PhD, University of Connecticut

Dr. Badiane is a medical anthropologist with interests in applied medical anthropology, global health, sexual and reproductive health, African ethnomedicine, African immigrants health issues in the US and Europe. Current research projects include: Ethnomedical study of female Mankagne healers in Senegal, Guinea Bissau and Gambia; Applied Anthropological study to improve the health status of the villagers of Haer, Senegal; Ethnobotanical study of indigenous medicines among herbalists in Ziguinchor, Senegal; A Multi-sited critical analysis of African diasporic engagement in homeland health, US, Senegal and Ghana; Ethnographic Study of Senegalese hair-braiding in the U.S.A; Ethnographic study of rastafari youth in the city of Ziguinchor, Senegal.