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Mieka P.

Social Development and Gender Specialist

Doctoral DegreeUniversity of Virginia

United States


I am a social scientist with a PhD in cultural anthropology whose work focuses on social disparities, and ensuring that policy and programming are attentive to marginalized and vulnerable populations. I do qualitative research and analysis, and am committed to collaborating with communities to design meaningful and sustainable projects. In academia my research centers on mass incarceration, juvenile justice, and race. In international development I work on gender equality and social inclusion. My work is grounded in social justice and human rights, and a belief that sound policy should be informed by solid research, nuanced analysis, and sustained collaboration with the communities who are directly impacted by our work.


  • tertiary education
  • research & development
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  • anthropology
  • human rights
  • united states
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