Mary Willis


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Mary Willis

Professor

Ph.D., 1995, Anthropology, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri
M.A., 1990 ,Anthropology, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri
B.A., 1983, Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California

Bio-cultural Approaches to Physical & Dental Health; Culture Transitions & Related Sequelae; Immigrant & Refugee Health; Malnutrition; Anthropometric Assessment; Quantitative & Qualitative Health Data; Africa; Ethiopia & South Sudan

Professional Highlights

Honors and Recognition
2013, Invited Member, Board of Editors, Journal of Nutrition Education & Behavior2010, Fellow Status, Society for Applied Anthropology2010, Spirit of Service Faculty Award with Barbara DiBernard, University of Nebraska Lincoln, for course entitled ‘Cross Cultural Mentoring2009, Certificate of Recognition for Contributions to Students, UNL Teaching Council, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Experience
2014-Present, Professor, Department of Nutrition & Health Sciences, College of Education & Human Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2014, Courtesy Faculty Appointment, Department of Children, Youth & Families, College of Education & Human Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2013, Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2007-2013, Associate Professor, Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2000-2007, Assistant Professor, Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln1999-2001, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Socio/Anthropology, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, Nebraska1999, Evaluation Consultant POPTECH, BHM International, Arlington, Virginia1999, Research Consultant, Indian Center Inc., Lincoln, Nebraska1997-1998, Coordinator, CARE-CDC Health Initiative, CARE-USA, Atlanta, Georgia1995-1997, Science & Diplomacy Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Center for Population, Health & Nutrition, United States Agency for International Development, Washington, D.C.
Memberships
American Association for the Advancement of ScienceAmerican Association of Physical AnthropologySociety for Applied Anthropology