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Joshua Schrock

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  • Title: Graduate Student
  • Phone: 541-346-5109
  • Office: Condon 365B
  • Interests: Bioenergetics, Life History, Emotion, Biological Embedding, Health Disparities
  • Website: Website


B.A., Ohio State University (2011); M.P.H., Emory University (2013)

Focus Area

Biological Anthropology (Advisor: J. Josh Snodgrass)


My work focuses on the interfaces of human biological, psychological, and social systems. I am currently conducting fieldwork among Shuar forager-horticulturalists of the Ecuadorian Amazon. A major focus of my project is to collect data on how individuals cope, behaviorally and physiologically, with energetic stressors such as infectious disease and nutritional depletion. 

I also conduct research on how various dimensions of social inequality (e.g., socioeconomic status, racial identity, caste membership) become biologically embedded and produce disparities in health.