"Gendering the Burden of Care:

“Fracturing Feminism: Activism and Ethics in a Women’s Human Rights NGO.” In Feminist Activist Ethnography: Counterpoints to Neoliberalism in North America. Crista Craven and Dana-Ain Davis, editors.  Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books (Rowman and Littlefield) 2013.

Review of How a Revolutionary Art Became Official Culture: Murals, Museums, and the Mexican State (Mary K. Coffey. Durham: Duke University Press, 2012) Visual Studies. 21 Feb 2013 (Online), 19 Mar 2013 (Print).

Telling it Straight: Community Narratives and Primary Health Care in Cayo, Belize. Syracuse, New York: New City Community Press/Syracuse University Press (co-published with Siobhan Curran). 2010.



“When the Personal Depoliticizes: Feminism, Narrative and Gender-Based Violence in Question,” Eastern Sociology Society Conference, New York City (2015)

 “Gender and National Belonging: Performing Transnational Indigeneity in Southern Belize.” Paper presented at In the Balance: Indigeneity, Performance, Globalization, University of London (2013)

“Mitigating Burnout, Engaging Activism: NGO Work and the Imperative of Hope.” Roundtable presentation at Future of NGO Studies Conference, Northern Illinois University's Center for NGO Leadership and Development (2013)

“Portrait Parlé: Speaking Visual Portraits of Race and Poverty.” Multimedia presentation at the American Anthropology Association Annual Meetings, Chicago, IL (2013)

“Community Health Narratives: Revealing the Structural Inequalities of Primary Health Sector Reform in Belize.” Paper presented as part of panel Narratives of Health Equity, Social Justice and Global Health Policy. Eastern Sociology Society Conference, New York City (2012)

“Applying Participatory Health Research to National Advocacy Strategies: Implications for Sexual Health and HIV Campaigns.” Organizer and presenter of daylong seminar and skill sharing for consortium of gender and social advocacy organizations in Belize; convened at Women’s Issues Network-Belize (WIN-Belize) in Belize City, Belize (2012)

 “Masking the Demise of Primary Health Care in Cayo, Belize: Community Health Decision-Making Amid Circulating Notions of Poor Health.” Paper presented at the British Medical Sociology Conference, Durham University, Durham, England (2011)

“From Research to Advocacy: Generating Community Participation in Health Policy Research and Primary Health Care.” Presentation and discussion convened at Galen University, Cayo, Belize (2010)

“Community Health Decision-Making in Cayo District, Belize: Gender, Culture, and Medical Pluralism in the Era of Neoliberal Health Sector Reform.” Poster presented at Medical Anthropology at the Intersections: Celebrating 50 Years of Interdisciplinarity, Society for Medical Anthropology Conference, Yale University, New Haven, CT (2009)

“Constructing Violence against Indigenous Women within a Human Rights NGO.”  Paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Conference, Tampa, FL (2007)

“Writhing Bodies Remembered: Technologies of Representation and the Embodied Memories of Domestic Violence Survivors.”  Paper presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Conference, Washington D.C. (2005)

“Violence and Shelter: Gendered Concerns of Neoliberal Self-Governance.” Paper presented at Translocality: Discussing Culture and Change in the 21st Century, The Society for the Anthropology of North America Annual Conference, Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Mérida, Mexico (2005)

“Gender, Migration, and Memory: Violence and the Transnational Subject.” Paper presented at Crossing Boundaries: International/Transnational Women’s Research Conference, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA (2005)