Research Interests: Impact of large-scale technology diffusion on individuals, families, and societies. Technology and development.
Research Interests include: Environmental health and social justice in cities; Local knowledge and expertise in policy making.
Research Interests: Postcolonial Studies, in particular Dutch, German and Portuguese colonial history and literature, as well as issues related to migration, race and hybridity. Multicultural identity in Europe.
Dr. Petersen's research focuses on the development and application of novel causal inference methods to problems in health, with a focus on the treatment and prevention of HIV. She has a strong interest in and has published on the interface between biostatistics, epidemiology, and clinical medicine.
Research Interests: Violence, psychological anthropology, comparisons with Latin America.