Professor Mazzeo is Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Master of Public Health (MPH) Program. He is an applied medical anthropologist with a doctorate from the School of Anthropology at the University of Arizona.
His research interests include global health, food security and livelihood systems, migration, adaptive and coping strategies ,and community-based public health. In Zimbabwe he examined the combined impacts of HIV/AIDS and
drought affect rural livelihood systems. Since 1996, he has worked in
Haiti with peasant organizations to understand and address causes of
rural poverty, food insecurity and health disparities through
community-based initiatives. His research in the Bahamas is with
Haitian migrants and explores the connections between migration and
health. As an applied anthropologist, he works with international
humanitarian organizations on program and policy relevant research.
- PhD Anthropology, University of Arizona
- MA Anthropology, University of Arizona
- BA Anthropology, State University of New York at Geneseo