Curriculum Vitae

**The following is an abbreviated virtual academic CV,  for more information please contact me

EDUCATION

Ph.D  (Anthropology), April 2020
University of Victoria, Victoria, BC
Thematic Focus: Inequality, Health and Culture
Tentative Dissertation Title: “Family Matters: Pregnancy Loss in the Indo-Canadian Diaspora”
Supervisor: Dr. Lisa M. Mitchell
Committee: Dr. Leslie Butt (Anthropology), Dr. Sikata Banerjee (Gender Studies)

M.A. (Anthropology), October 2016
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
Thesis: “Disclosure of Psychological Distress by University Students on an Anonymous Social Media Application: An Online Ethnographic Study”
Supervisor: Dr. Stacie Burke

B.A. (Anthropology and English with distinction), October 2013
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB

B.Sc. (Psychology; Chemistry Minor), May 2011
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

ANTH 100 – Introduction to Anthropology
September-December 2017
Tutorial Instructor
Instructor – Dr. Yin Lam
University of Victoria, Victoria, BC

ANTH 312 – Introduction to Medical Anthropology
January-April 2017
Teaching Assistant
Instructor – Dr. Leslie Butt
University of Victoria, Victoria, BC

ANTH 302 – Globalization, Health and the Environment
September-December 2016
Teaching Assistant
Instructor – Dr. Leslie Butt
University of Victoria, Victoria, BC

Writing Tutor
September 2013 – May 2016
Academic Learning Centre
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB

PUBLICATIONS

Lotay, Anureet and Dakota McGovern. 2017. Victoria’s Student Housing Crisis. Vancouver Island Public Interest Research Group, Victoria, BC. Available at: https://vipirg.ca/publications/

Lotay, Anureet. 2016. “Disclosure of Psychological Distress by University Students on an Anonymous Social Media Application: An Online Ethnographic Study.” Master’s thesis, University of Manitoba. https://mspace.lib.umanitoba.ca/bitstream/handle/1993/31610/lotay_anureet.pdf?sequence=1

Lotay, Anureet. 2016. “Commodifying Bodies: An Overview of the Bioethical Implications of Transnational Commercial Surrogacy.” Journal of the University of Manitoba Anthropology Students’ Association 33. http://umanitoba.ca/publications/openjournal/index.php/mb-anthro/article/view/263.

Lotay, Anureet, “Determinants of Restful Sleep for Medical and Surgical Patients in a Community Hospital Setting,” Community Health Research Report for the Victoria General Hospital, Winnipeg, MB, 2008.

Lotay, Anureet, “Hysteroscopy in a Procedure Room Compared to the OR,” Community Health Research Report for the Victoria General Hospital, Winnipeg, MB, 2008.

PRESENTATIONS

Lotay, Anureet. 2017. “’Who needs friends when you’ve got anonymous social media platforms’: An Online Ethnographic Study of Distress Disclosure by University Students” (poster presentation, Joint Conference of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) and Canadian Anthropology Society (CASCA), Ottawa, ON, May 3, 2017).

Lotay, Anureet. 2017. “Double Exposure: Exposing the self in online social spaces” (presentation, American Ethnological Society Conference, Stanford University, CA, March 31, 2017).

Lotay, Anureet. 2017. “’Who needs friends when you’ve got anonymous social media platforms’: An Online Ethnographic Study of Distress Disclosure by University Students and Virtual Sociality On a Social Networking App” (poster presentation, Society of Psychological Anthropology Biannual Conference, New Orleans, LA, March 10, 2017).
**Winner of the “Outstanding Poster” Prize

Lotay, Anureet. 2016. “’I know how you feel OP’: Examining Students’ Mental Health Narratives on a Social Networking Application” (presented at the University of Manitoba Interdisciplinary Psychology Colloquium, Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 18, 2016)

Lotay, Anureet. 2014.  “Mastery through Technology: Using New Media Technology to Explore the Writing Process with Students” (presentation, International Writing Centers Association / National Conference On Peer Tutoring In Writing Joint Conference, Orlando, FLA, October 30, 2014).