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Fridays at Newcomb: Anastasia Gage

Uptown Campus
Anna Many Lounge

Title: “Women’s Work, Gender Roles, and Intimate Partner Violence in Nigeria”

Bio: Anastasia J. Gage is a Professor at the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University. She earned her B.A. from the University of Sierra Leone, Master of Philosophy degree from the University of Ghana, and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. She has extensive research experience on reproductive, maternal, and child health, gender-based violence, women’s empowerment, and adolescent health in sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to joining Tulane, Dr. Gage was a Technical Officer - Performance and Results Monitoring for the Basic Support for Institutionalizing Child Survival II Project. Dr. Gage has served as Tulane Principal Investigator for sub-agreements on USAID- funded projects, such as MEASURE Evaluation, APHIA II Evaluation (Kenya), and the Population and Reproductive Health (PRH) Associate Award. She is currently Technical Director for MOMENTUM - New gender-transformative integrated model for first-time parents in the Democratic Republic of Congo. She is the 2014-2017 President of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population and currently serves on the United Nations High-level Advisory Board on Economic and Social Affairs.

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