Keegan Krause '20

Keegan Krause '20

Doctoral student in Biological and Medical Anthropology, Northwestern University
Keegan Krause

"The University of Arizona's CLAS provided me with crucial individualized academic support and professional experience which I now rely on as a doctoral student, scholar, and instructor in the health and social sciences".

Krause is a doctoral student in biological and medical anthropology at Northwestern University, focusing on critical and biocultural approaches to understanding adolescent health and development, particularly in the context of mental health. In 2020 he earned a dual master degree from the Center for Latin American Studies and the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health at the University of Arizona. He is a former Paul D. Coverdell Fellow and graduate research assistant at the UA Center for Regional Food Studies. He graduated with a BA from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2011), where he studied Anthropology, International Studies, and Education.

Krause has spent significant time in Latin America and the Caribbean, particularly in the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Guatemala. He is a community-engaged researcher  and draws on the health and social sciences to explore topics of syndemics and stress; the political economy of health and wellness; im/migration and border health; food security and international nutrition; and the psycho-social health of adolescents.

"The University of Arizona's CLAS provided me with crucial individualized academic support and professional experience which I now rely on as a doctoral student, scholar, and instructor in the health and social sciences".