Research Scholar since 1998
Maynard-Tucker received her Ph.D. in Anthropology from UCLA in 1988. She has been an international consultant evaluating and monitoring health programs including community health, family planning, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS prevention and more in countries all over the world. Her current research project is entitled “Clandestine Prostitution in Africa: A Form of Violence Against Women and a Challenge to HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care Programs.”
Her project reviews societal and individual violence against women and focuses on clandestine prostitution as a means of violence against women and a challenge to most HIV/AIDS prevention and care programs. Her suggestions include supplementing HIV/AIDS and reproductive health programs with sub-programs that would include education strategies and access to microfinance loans.PUBLICATIONS
“HIV/AIDS and Family Planning Services Integration: Review of Prospects for a Comprehensive Approach in Sub-Saharan Africa,“ Journal of AIDS Research, Vol. 8 (4) (www.nisc.co.za) (2010).
“Becoming an International Consultant.“ The National Association for the Practice of Anthropology (NAPA) Bulletin, Vol. 29,pp.183-196. American Anthropological Association (2008).
Book Review ”Reproducing Inequities: Poverty and the Politics of Population in Haiti,“ by M Catherine Maternowska , in Studies in Family Planning, Vol. 39, pp. 237-238, (2008).
“Insecurities Confronting HIV/AIDS Programs in Africa, “ Special Issue HIV/AIDS in Africa edited with Alex Rödlach. Practicing Anthropology vol.20, pp.20-25, a publication of the Society for Applied Anthropology Association (2008).