Areas of Expertise
Cultural, applied, and medical anthropology; Gerontology; Physician-Mature patient communication; Sexual Health issues; Gender roles and identity; Intersectionality of "race," ethnicity, gender, class, age and sexual orientation; Latin American Studies, and most recently Retirement Migration, aging and cultural integration.
Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Florida: August 2005. Certificate: Gerontology.
Dissertation: Sex and the Recently Single: Cultural Models of Mature Sexuality and HIV Risk by Midlife Women and Primary Care Physicians. Committee: Dr. James P. Stansbury (Chair); Dr. Leslie Sue Lieberman (co-chair); Dr. Sharleen Simpson; Dr. Barbara Zsembik.
Funding: National Science Foundation (BCS-0241675) and a Woodrow Wilson/Johnson & Johnson Dissertation Grant in Women’s Health.
M.A. Latin American Studies, Anthropology concentration, University of Florida: August 1995.
Thesis: Cuban-American Career Women: Generational Differences in Gender and Work Attitudes and Ethnic Identity.
B.A. Sociology/Anthropology, Florida International University: May 1992, with honors. Certificate: Women's Studies.
Publications & Presentations
Grant, Kathryn & Ragsdale, Kathleen. (2008) “Sex and the ‘recently single’: Perceptions of sexuality and HIV risk among mature women and primary care physicians.” Culture, Health & Sexuality, 10(5), 495–511.
Florida Behavioral Health Research Consortium (Kathryn Grant, Mary Ann Burg, Kathryn Fraser, Serena Gui, Shae Graham Kosch, Barry Nierenberg, Oliver Oyama, Heidi Pomm, Kimberly Sibille, Timothy Spruill, Virginia Swartz). (2007). “Family Medicine Physicians' Advice About Use Of Non-Conventional Modalities For Menopausal Symptom Management,” Journal of Women’s Health, Vol. 16 (4): 517-525.
Florida Behavioral Health Research Consortium (Mary Ann Burg, Kathryn Fraser, Kathryn Grant, Serena Gui, Shae Graham Kosch, Barry Nierenberg, Oliver Oyama, Heidi Pomm, Kimberly Sibille, Timothy Spruill, Virginia Swartz). (2006). “Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms in Family Medicine Settings Following The Women’s Health Initiative Findings.” Journal of the American Board of Family Practice, vol. 19, pp. 122-131.
Mary Ann Burg, Kathryn Grant, and Robert Hatch. (2005). “Caring for patients with cancer histories in community-based primary care settings: a survey of primary care physicians in the southeastern US.” Primary Health Care Research and Development, July 2005, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 244-250(7)
James P. Stansbury, Marianne Mathewson-Chapman, and Kathryn E. Grant. (2003) “Gender Schema and Prostate Cancer: Veterans' Cultural Model of Masculinity.”
Medical Anthropology; Vol. 22 (2): 175-204.
Kathryn Grant, 2014. Exploring Gringolandia: Expat integration and its influence on existing social hierarchies. Caribbean Studies Association, Annual Meeting, May 26-30, 2014, Mérida, MX.
Kathryn Grant, 2011. The Promise and Perils of Undergraduate Net-nography. Society for Applied Anthropology, Annual Meeting, March 29-April 2, 2011, Seattle, WA, USA.
Kathryn Grant, 2007. Consensus or Not: Perceptions of mature sexuality among “recently single” women and primary-care physicians. Society for Applied Anthropology, 2007 Annual Meeting, March 28 – March 31, Tampa, FL, USA.
Kathryn Grant, 2005. “Sex and the Recently Single”: Conceptualizations of mature sexuality and HIV risk among women and their primary-care physicians. Society for Applied Anthropology, 2005 Annual Meeting, April 5-10, Santa Fe, NM, USA.
Mary Ann Burg, Kathryn Grant, and Robert Hatch, 2004. Caring for Patients with Cancer Histories in Community Based Primary Care Settings. Poster presented at the North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Meeting, October 10, Orlando, FL, USA.