Daisy Deomampo is a cultural and medical anthropologist whose research interests lie at the intersection of science and technology studies, gender and health, and bioethics and social justice. Within and outside of academia, Deomampo has investigated issues related to gender and HIV/AIDS, violence against women, and the sociocultural implications of assisted reproduction. She is currently working on a book manuscript on transnational gestational surrogacy, based on ethnographic fieldwork conducted in Mumbai, India since 2008. Deomampo’s research and writing have been supported by multiple sources including the National Science Foundation, the Wenner-Gren Foundation, and the Ford Foundation.
Medical anthropology, science and technology studies, critical race and gender studies, reproduction, globalization and global health, bioethics, South Asia.