Academic CV

**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

Assistantships – University of Victoria

ANTH 100 – Introduction to Anthropology
ANTH 260 – Introduction to Anthropological Research
ANTH 317 – Quantitative Methods in Anthropological Research
ANTH 312 – Introduction to Medical Anthropology
ANTH 302 – Globalization, Health and the Environment

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

OTHER RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Research Coordinator – Vancouver Island Public Interest Research Group
Research Assistant – Centre for Human Rights Research (CHRR), University of Manitoba
Research Project Development – Hygiene Promotion among Adolescents, Program Development, Lima, Peru
Research Assistant – Indigenous Public Health Research, Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative, University of Manitoba
Research Assistant – Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, University of Manitoba
Research Assistant – Department of Anthropology, University of Manitoba
Research Assistant – Clinical Institute of Applied Research and Education, Victoria General Hospital, Manitoba

OTHER RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

Social Media Coordinator – The Manitoban Newspaper
Program Coordinator – Peers: Students Helping Students (Counselling Program), University of Manitoba
Writing Tutor – Access Program for Indigenous Students, University of Manitoba
Contract Editor, Proofreader, Web Designer
President – University of Manitoba Anthropology Students’ Association

PUBLICATIONS

Lotay, Anureet. 2018. ““I had a miscarriage and I was relieved”: Challenging dominant narratives of the miscarriage experience.” PlatForum: Journal of Graduate Students in Anthropology, University of Victoria, Volume 16.

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. 2018. ““I had a miscarriage and I was relieved”: Resisting normative understandings of the miscarriage experience”
Presented at American Anthropological Association Conference (November 14, 2018, San Jose, CA)

Lotay, Anureet. 2018. ““I had a miscarriage and I was relieved”: Challenging dominant narratives of the miscarriage experience”
Presented at the Canadian Anthropology Society Conference (May 16, 2018, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba)

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).