Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Monica Keith

Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Anthropology
University of Washington
Box: 353100
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Monica Keith is a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Anthropology at University of Washington. She is an Anthropologist and Data Scientist who studies biocultural variation in longitudinal health and child growth. She uses Bayesian models to assess predictors of growth and health outcomes. Her research integrates health, socio-ecological, and genetic data to study human biological variation in diverse contexts.

Monica is currently working with three ongoing field studies in Dominica, Bangladesh, and Argentina researching health, growth, and biodemography in rural and indigenous populations. She is also currently working with intergenerational data from the COVID-19 and Infant Feeding Study as well as the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to address maternal/infant health and disparities in US pregnancy outcomes.