Robbie Davis-Floyd, PhD

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Robbie Davis-Floyd, PhD


Robbie Davis-Floyd, Ph.D., is a senior research fellow with the Department of Anthropology at the University of Texas Austin, and a medical anthropologist specializing in the anthropology of reproduction. An international speaker and researcher, she has given more than 500 talks around the world in the past 10 years, is author of more than 80 articles, and author, co-author or co-editor of ten books, including Cyborg Babies: From Techno-Sex to Techno-Tots (1998), Birth as an American Rite of Passage (2004), Mainstreaming Midwives: The Politics of Change (2006) and Birth Models That Work (2009). She is also editorial chair for the International MotherBaby Childbirth Initiative.

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