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Daisy Deomampo

Daisy Deomampo
Assistant Professor of Anthropology

B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison;
M.A., The New School;
M.Phil., Ph.D., City University of New York

Office: Dealy Hall 404C
441 E. Fordham Rd.
Bronx, NY 10458
Phone: (718) 817-3853
Fax: (718) 817-3846


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.

Research Interests
Medical anthropology, science and technology studies, critical race and gender studies, reproduction, globalization and global health, bioethics, South Asia.


2013. "Transnational Surrogacy in India: Interrogating Power and Women’s Agency." Frontiers: A Journal of Women’s Studies. 34(3): 167-188.

2013. "Gendered Geographies of Reproductive Tourism." Gender & Society. 27(4): 514-537.

2008. "Gender, Sexuality and AIDS in Brazil: Transformative Approaches to HIV prevention." Michigan Discussions in Anthropology. 17(1): 108-131.

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