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 Sara  Arias-Steele

Sara Arias-Steele

Sara Arias-Steele




M.S., Forensic Anthropology

B.A., Evolutionary Biology of Human Species

Advisor : David Himmelgreen


Adolescent Agency, Youth Perception/ Interaction with Neighborhood Space, Latino Health, Community-Based Participatory Research Methods, Child growth and development, obesity- biocultural and osteological approach, Community Outreach, Curriculum Development and Educational Training among Low-Literacy Hispanic Communities, Biocultural Anthropology, Forensic Anthropology, Biological Anthropology


2015 Dao, L., Arias-Steele, S., Malik, Z., Carney, C., and Bissett, E..Anthropology Field School Insights into Community-Based Participatory Research to Address Food Insecurity: Case of Demonstration Keyhole Garden in the Monteverde Zone, Costa Rica. In The Applied Anthropology of Obesity: Prevention, Intervention and Identity. Eds: Chad T. Morris and Alexandra G. DeLaricheliere, Lexington Books.

2014 Himmelgreen D.A., Arias-Steele, S, and N. Romero-Daza. Methods for Community Health Involvement. In Research Methods for Anthropological Studies of Food and Nutrition. Eds: John Brett and Janet Chrzan, Berghahn Publishing.

2014 Himmelgreen D.A., A Cantor, S. Arias, and N. Romero-Daza. Using a Biocultural Approach to examine Migration/ Globalization, Diet Quality, and Energy Balance. Physiology and Behavior. Available online 24 January 2014. (Peer Reviewed)

2013 Himmelgreen, D.A., N. Romero Daza, A. Cantor, S. Arias-Steele. Is the Cup Half-Empty or Half-Full?: Experiences and Perceptions of Food Security in the Face of Economic Transition in Rural Costa Rica. In Women Redefining the Limits of the Food System and the Experience of Food Insecurity: Life off the Edge of the Table. J. Page Reeves (ed.), Lexington Press (Peer Reviewed)


Graduate Student Lecturer: ANT 2511 Intro to Biological Anthropology and ANT 2511L Biological Anthropology Laboratory