Cole Melby

Cole Melby

Education:
M.A. Medical Anthropology and CGS Health Disparities, University at Albany - SUNY [In Progress]
B.A. Anthropology & Religion, Luther College, 2015.

Contact:
cmelby@albany.edu

Research Interests:
Public Health, Applied Anthropology, Immunization, Public Health Policy

Area of Study / Field site:
South Asia, India, Nepal.

Academic Advisor & Subfield:
Dr. Sean Rafferty, Cultural Anthropology

I am interested in applying anthropological theories and methods within the field of public health research. I have conducted ethnographic research among minority Muslim communities in Pune, India, specifically researching vaccination experiences and family choices regarding India's Pulse Polio Initiative.