Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Emily Brunson

Funded Fellow 2002
Non-Certificate Demographic Trainee
Anthropology PhD 2010

Emily is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Texas State. She is a medical anthropologist with training in cultural and biological anthropology as well as public health. She has been involved with a variety of research projects relating to health including studies of diabetes care in the US, the impact of household decision-making on child growth and development in Kenya, and safe water practices in India. Emily is currently working on two research projects: an examination of people’s experiences living without health insurance in central Texas; and a study of how U.S. parents’ decisions about their children’s vaccinations are developed over time.