Medical Anthropology; Ethnomedicine; Human Adaptation
An Associate Professor of Anthropology with a specialization in Medical Anthropology. Her primary research interests are in the biocultural basis of health and barriers to health care access/utilization for minority populations. Recent research focuses on the cross-cultural study of sleep and health from the perspective of Darwinian medicine. Dr. Barone is a member of the Women's Studies faculty, Native American Studies Faculty and the Latino/Latin American Studies faculty at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She currently teaches Introduction to Anthropology, Introduction to Physical Anthropology, Nonwestern and Alternative Medicines, Ethnomedicines of the Americas, Applied Anthropology and Sex, Evolution and Society.