Jill Fleuriet, Ph.D.

Distinguished Teaching Professor, Associate Dean of the Honors College, Associate Dean for Faculty Success, COLFA, Anthropology

Kathryn Fleuriet

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Stanford University, 2003

Honors and Awards

Presentations

  • Un/Making Health in the Borderlands: Transforming Care in Discourse and Practice
    • Venue: Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting
    • Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
    • Presentation Date: 2023
  • Ethics and reflexivity in anthropological research
    • Sponsor: Carleton College
    • Location: Northfield, MN
    • Presentation Date: 2022
  • Rhetoric and Reality on the U.S.-Mexico Border
    • Sponsor: UTSA Honors College: Top and Terry Scholars Programs
    • Presentation Date: 2022
  • Care/Work in the Academy: Our Responsibility to Care? Roundtable (organized around data from Carework project; responsible for analytical framing of presentations along with Sallie Han, Nikky Greer, and Rebecca Galemba).
    • Sponsor: American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting.
    • Organizer: Fleuriet, K. Jill
    • Location: Baltimore, Maryland
    • Presentation Date: November 2021
  • The South Texas Borderlands: Cultural Bogeyman or Model for the Nation?
    • Sponsor: University of Dallas
    • Location: Dallas, TX
    • Presentation Date: 2021
  • Rhetoric and the U.S.-Mexico Border: Flipping the Script
    • Venue: Annual Meeting
    • Sponsor: Society for Applied Anthropology
    • Location: Portland, OR
    • Presentation Date: 2019
  • Unsustainable Visions of the U.S.-Mexico Border: Border Representations in National Media during the Rise of Donald Trump
    • Venue: Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Conference
    • Sponsor: Society for Applied Anthropology
    • Location: Philadelphia, PA
    • Presentation Date: 2018
  • Pregnancy and Women’s Bodies: Discourses of Pregnancy Risk Among Low-Income Mexican Immigrant and Mexican American Women in the Urban Borderlands of Texas
    • Venue: Annual Meeting
    • Sponsor: American Anthropological Association
    • Location: Washington, D.C.
    • Presentation Date: 2014
  • Having it All? Female Professors and Staff discuss career and family
    • Venue: Women's History Month
    • Sponsor: WSI, UTSA
    • Location: UTSA
    • Presentation Date: 2013
  • Pregnancy as a Site of Status Negotiation among Hispanic Women in South Texas
    • Venue: American Anthropological Association
    • Location: Chicago, IL
    • Presentation Date: 2013
  • The Latina Paradox: Sociocultural and Psychosocial Aspects of Low Birthweight
    • Venue: Annual Meeting
    • Sponsor: Society for Applied Anthropology
    • Location: Baltimore, MD
    • Presentation Date: 2012
  • Psychosocial Health and Birth Weight among Low-Income Hispanic Women
    • Venue: RCMI International Symposium on Health Disparities
    • Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
    • Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
    • Presentation Date: 2012
  • Structure and Agency: Knowledge, Support and Prenatal Care among Mexican Women in South Texas
    • Venue: Bilateral Perspectives on Mexican Migration Conference
    • Sponsor: The University of Texas at San Antonio
    • Location: San Antonio, Texas
    • Presentation Date: 2011
  • Rx Art: Take Your Medicine": A Program Evaluation of an Arts Program for Seniors in San Antonio, Texas
    • Venue: Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting
    • Location: Seattle, WA
    • Presentation Date: 2011
  • Arts and Aging in an Urban Context: Program Evaluation of a Painting Class for Seniors at Bihl Haus Arts
    • Venue: Building Partnerships for Geriatric Care Annual Conference
    • Sponsor: University of Texas Health Sciences Center
    • Location: San Antonio, TX
    • Presentation Date: 2011
  • Arts and Aging in an Urban Context: The GO! Arts Program
    • Venue: Texas Conference on Aging
    • Location: San Antonio, Texas
    • Presentation Date: 2011
  • Birth Outcomes and Cultures of Pregnancy: Challenges Facing Mexican Women and Their Families
    • Venue: XI Binational Policy Forum on Migration and Global Health
    • Sponsor: The Secretary of Health of Mexico, the Institute of Mexicans Abroad, and the Health Initiative of the Americas
    • Location: San Antonio, Texas
    • Presentation Date: 2011
  • Arts and Aging in an Urban Context
    • Venue: National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurses Associations
    • Location: Albuquerque, NM
    • Presentation Date: 2010
  • Pregnant Stories: The Latina Paradox, Discursive Communities and the Female Immigrant Body in the Borderlands of South Texas
    • Venue: Society for Medical Anthropology Meeting
    • Sponsor: Society for Medical Anthropology
    • Location: New Haven, CT
    • Presentation Date: 2009
  • Policy and Pregnant Undocumented Immigrant Women from Mexico
    • Venue: The Politics of Prenatal Care: U.S. Welfare . Society for Medical Anthropology/Society for Applied Anthropology Joint Annual Meeting
    • Location: Memphis, TN
    • Presentation Date: 2008
  • Reproductive Choices and Expectations of Pregnancy-Related Social Support Among Immigrant Women from Mexico
    • Venue: Society for Medical Anthropology/Society for Applied Anthropology Joint Annual Meeting
    • Location: Tampa, FL
    • Presentation Date: 2007
  • Tecnologia y Las Monjitas: Pregnancy and Birth Cultures of Midwifery and Immigrant Latinas at a Religious Birth Center in South Texas
    • Venue: Society for Medical Anthropology/Society for Applied Anthropology Joint Annual Meeting
    • Location: Vancouver, BC
    • Presentation Date: 2006
  • Indigenous Heritage, Land Tenure and Regional Economies in Baja California
    • Venue: Society for Medical Anthropology/Society for Applied Anthropology Joint Annual Meeting
    • Location: Santa Fe, NM
    • Presentation Date: 2005
  • Prenatal Care Behavior and Beliefs about Gender and Technology in Latina Birth Cultures of South Texas
    • Venue: 5th Annual Southern States Knowledge in Nursing Conference: Advancing Knowledge of Minority Women & Children's Health
    • Location: San Antonio, TX
    • Presentation Date: 2005
  • Scheming Anthropologist, DEA Agent, Gringa, or Julia? How Tribal Policies, Local Politics, and Regional Economies Influenced Perceptions of Anthropologist and Anthropological Inquiry among the Kumiai and Paipai of Baja California, Mexico
    • Venue: Society for Medical Anthropology/Society for Applied Anthropology Joint Annual Meeting
    • Location: Dallas, TX
    • Presentation Date: 2004
  • Cultural and Economic Factors Affecting Choice of Obstetrical Care Provider by Mexican and Mexican-American Women in South Texas
    • Venue: Society for Medical Anthropology/Society for Applied Anthropology Joint Annual Meeting
    • Location: Dallas, TX
    • Presentation Date: 2004
  • Authoritative Knowledge, Prenatal Care, and Health Care Preferences Among Mexican and Mexican-American Women and their Obstetrical Care Providers in South Texas
    • Venue: Rocky Mountain Conference on Latin American Studies Annual Meeting
    • Location: Sante Fe, NM
    • Presentation Date: 2004
  • Critical Praxis from Local Perspectives: Embodiment and Low/Variable Blood Pressure among the Kumiai of San Antonio Necua, Baja California, Mexico
    • Venue: American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting
    • Location: Washington, DC
    • Presentation Date: 2003

Grants, Patents and Clinical Trials

  • Grant: Institution of Care: Lacie Allen-Bey. NSF GRFP
    • Duration: 2023
  • Grant: Institution of Care: Daisy Paredes. Spatio-Temporal Relations and Mental Health in the American University
    • Duration: 2021 - 2026
    • Total Dollars: $138,000
  • Grant: Milena Melo Doctoral Dissertation Research: Status and Healthcare Access in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands
    • Duration: 2015 - 2016
    • Total Dollars: $23,134
  • Grant: Melo, M., Fleuriet K. J. (Co-PI). Illness and Health Care Along the U.S.-Mexico Border: A Community-Guided Approach at Identifying the Current Illnesses and Health Care Problems of Residents Living in the Rio Grande Valley. Educational Research Fellowship, UTSA Mexico Center, UTSA
    • Duration: 2013
    • Total Dollars: $3,000
  • Grant: Melo, M., K. Fleuriet, K. J. (Co-PI). Health and Health Care Experiences of Undocumented Immigrants with Diabetes and Dialysis Treatment in the Rio Grande Valley. Educational Research Fellowship, UTSA Mexico Center, UTSA
    • Duration: 2012
    • Total Dollars: $3,000
  • Grant: Fleuriet, K. Jill and T. S. Sunil. The Latina Paradox: Psychosocial and Sociocultural Aspects of Low Birth Weight. Collaborative Research Seed Grant Program, The University of Texas at San Antonio.
    • Duration: 2011
    • Total Dollars: $26,670
  • Grant: Fleuriet, K. Jill T. S. Sunil. The Latina Paradox: Psychosocial Aspects of Low Birthweight. Institute for Health Disparities and San Antonio Life Sciences Institute, The University of Texas at San Antonio.
    • Duration: 2011
    • Total Dollars: $3,000
  • Grant: Fleuriet, K. Jill and Adelita G. Cantu (co-PI). Arts and Aging in an Urban Context. San Antonio Health Services Research Program, Culture and Policy Institute, The University of Texas at San Antonio.
    • Duration: 2008
    • Total Dollars: $6,500
  • Grant: Cantu, Adelita G. (PI) and K. Jill Fleuriet (Co-PI). A Formative Study of Decision-Making Patterns of Physically Active Older Mexican American Women. MESA, Center for Health and Health Care Disparities, UTHSCSA
    • Duration: April 2006-April 2007
    • Total Dollars: $8,729
  • Grant: Keller, Colleen, Gonzales, Adelita, and K. Jill Fleuriet. Social Support and Acculturation in Physically Active and Sedentary Older Latinas. MESA, Center for Health and Health Care Disparities, UTHSCSA
    • Duration: April 2004-April 2005
    • Total Dollars: $4,979
  • Grant: Fleuriet, K. Jill. The Prenatal Psychosocial Environment among Mexican and Mexican-American Women in South Texas. South Texas Initiative for Mental Health Research, The Culture and Policy Institute, University of Texas at San Antonio
    • Duration:  2005
    • Total Dollars: $6,500
  • Grant: Fleuriet, K. Jill. Mexican and Mexican-American Women’s Perceptions of Prenatal Care and Obstetrical Care Providers in South Texas. Faculty Development Grant, University of Texas at San Antonio
    • Duration: Dec 2003; Jan, Jun, Dec 2004; Jan 2005
    • Total Dollars: $4,600

Publications

2021. Rhetoric and Reality on the U.S.-Mexico Border: Place, Politics, Home. Palgrave Macmillan.