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Centre de Recherches et d'Etudes Anthropologiques Faculté d'Anthropologie et de Sociologie Université Lumière Lyon 2 Campus Porte des Alpes, Bâtiment K 5, Avenue Pierre Mendès-France 69676 Bron Cedex, France

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Kristina Tiedje is an anthropologist with research interests in cultural, medical, and environmental anthropology. She is an Associate Professor of Anthropology (Maître de Conférences, Enseignant-Chercheur Titulaire) at the University of Lyon 2 and a researcher at the Centre de Recherches et d'Etudes Anthropologiques (CREA) in Lyon, France.

Dr. Tiedje's research centers on religion and ecology and indigenous rights movements in Mexico and on immigration, health and human rights with Latino immigrants in the United States.

Dr. Tiedje was trained at the University of Lyon 2 (M.A. 1998) in France, the University of Oregon (PhD 2004) in the U.S., and at the Laboratoire d'Anthropologie Sociale at the Collège de France in France (FYSSEN Postdoctoral Fellowship 2004-2005). During her field research in Mexico, Dr. Tiedje was a visiting researcher at the Centro de Investigaciones Superiories en Antropología Social (CIESAS) in Mexico City.

She is currently working on several research and writing projects. Her most recent project centers on migration, health, and human rights with Mexican and Central American immigrants in the Midwestern U.S. She works in collaboration with Migrant Health Service Inc. and with Our Lady of Guadalupe Free Clinic in southern Minnesota.

For five years, she has also been a Co-Investigator on several NIH and AHRQ-funded applied clinical research projects in translational medicine and health disparities research with investigators at the Mayo Clinic and at OImsted Medical Center and she has collaborated with the community-based participatory research (CBPR) initiative on immigrant and refugee health Rochester Healthy Community Partnership. Dr. Tiedje was also a visiting scholar in anthropology at the University of Minnesota and a Bioethics Research Fellow and qualitative researcher at the Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN.






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You can see an interview about my work on the health effects of "illegality" among Latino immigrants from October 2014 on Fox47.