Emma Bunkley

About Emma Bunkley


Emma Bunkley investigates the rise of chronic disease alongside recurring infectious disease in Senegal, West Africa. Specifically, she examines how women create spaces of dignity while navigating this double burden of disease.


Ph.D. Candidate in Biological Anthropology with a Medical Anthropology focus

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow 2015 - 2020

Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Fellow 2014 - 2015



Research Interests

My research focuses on the double burden of disease and women's household production of health in Senegal, West Africa. 

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M.A. Political Science - The New School for Social Research

B.A. International Affairs - Northern Arizona University