Dr. Barbara Piperata, Department of Anthropology
Rank at time of award: Assistant Professor
Publications resulting from this seed grant
2015. Piperata BA, McSweeney K, Murrieta RSS. In press. Conditional Cash Transfers, Food Security and Health: biocultural insights for poverty-alleviation policy from the Brazilian Amazon. Current Anthropology, 57, no.6.
2014. Vercelloti G, Piperata BA, Agnew AM, Wilson WM, Dufour DL, Boano R, Justus HM, Larsen CS, Stout SD, Sciulli PW. Exploring the multidimensionality of stature variation in the past through comparisons of archaeological and living populations. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 155: 229-242
2013. Piperata, Barbara. Dietary inequalities of mother-child pairs in the rural Amazon: Evidence of maternal-child buffering? Social Science & Medicine 96: 183-91 PMCID: PMC3796132
2012. Vercellotti G, Piperata BA. The use of biocultural data in interpreting sex differences in body proportions among rural Amazonians. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 147:113-127. PMCID: PMC3357059
2011. Piperata BA, Spence JE, da Gloria P, Hubbe M. The nutrition transition in Amazonia: Rapid economic change and its impact on growth and development in Ribeirinhos. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 146:1-13 PMID: 21541919
2011. Piperata BA, Ivanova SA, da Gloria P, Veiga G, Polsky A, Spence JE, Murrieta RSS. Nutrition in transition: dietary patterns of rural Amazonian women during a period of economic change. American Journal of Human Biology, 23:458-469. PMID: 21538648
2010. Ivanova SA, Piperata BA. Dietary intake among Ribeirinha women in the eastern Amazon: Evidence of a nutrition transition? American Journal of Human Biology, 22:257-258.
Chapters in Edited Volumes
2019. Piperata BA. Filling the belly and feeding the mind? Brazil’s Bolsa Família Program and the building of children’s human capital in rural Amazonia. In: Elisa Maria Balen and Martin Fotta, editors. Money from the government in Latin America: Conditional cash transfer policies and rural lives. Routledge. pp 44-62.
2014. Adams C, Piperata BA. Ecologia Humana, Saúde e Nutrição na Amazônia. In: Guimarães Viera IC, Mann de Toledo, P, Araújo Oliveira Santos Jr. R, editors. Ambiente e Sociedade na Amazônia: Uma Abordagem Interdisciplinar. Belém: Museu Parense Emílio Goeldi.