About Anahi Viladrich
Viladrich's interdisciplinary background has been at the forefront of her research, writing and teaching on migration and health disparities. She has published extensively on Latinos in the U.S., ethnomedicine and religious healing, food and nutrition, media framing, medical tourism, and artistic diasporas. Viladrich's regions of expertise include the United States, Spain, and Latin America (especially Argentina and Cuba).
She is currently a Full Professor in the Department of Sociology (with a courtesy appointment in Anthropology) of the Queens College of the City University of New York (CUNY). Viladrich is also affiliate with the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy; and with the Department of Sociology, the M. A. in Migration Studies and the Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center.
Viladrich holds a degree in Sociology (BA/MA) from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. In the U.S. she received a PhD, with Distinction & the Marisa de Castro Benton Award in Sociomedical Sciences (Medical Anthropology), and an MPhil in Sociomedical Sciences, both from Columbia University. She also holds an MA in Sociology (with Honors) from the New School University.