Kathryn M Olszowy (Katie), PhD
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 Title: Assistant Professor
 Dept: Criminology Anthropology & Sociology
 Office: RT 928
 Phone: 216-687-2419
 Email: k.olszowy@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. RT 928, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Human population biology, biomedical anthropology, medical anthropology, biocultural determinants of health, growth and development, chronic disease, obesity, maternal-child health, health transitions, global health, culture change, urbanization and economic development, health disparities, Pacific Islands, Vanuatu
 
Education:
Ph.D., Anthropology, Binghamton University, 2014
M.S., Biomedical Anthropology, Binghamton University, 2011
M.A., Anthropology, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2009
B.A., Anthropology, Colorado State University, 2007
 
Brief Bio:
I am a biomedical anthropologist with teaching and research interests in the sociocultural, evolutionary, and epidemiological dimensions of human health and disease.
 
Honors and Awards:
2018 Merit Recognition Teaching Award
 
Teaching Areas:
Biological anthropology, medical anthropology, evolution, global health, research methods, human osteology.
 
Professional Affiliations:
Human Biology Association.
Ohio Association of Public Health.
 
Community Service:
2012-2013 AmeriCorps Service Member, Cancer Services Program, Broome County Department of Health.
 
Research Grants:
Faculty Scholarship Initiative, Cleveland State University. 2018. Investigating the role of stress-diet interactions in the obesity disparity between men and women in vulnerable communities. Amount awarded: $7500.

High Impact Practices Grant. 2017. Implementation of a high impact practice in a first-year course at Cleveland State University. Amount awarded: $1000.

Quick Response Grant, Natural Hazards Center. 2017. Distress Due to Displacement and Repatriation of an Entire Island Population in the South Pacific. Role: Co-investigator. Amount awarded: $2000.

Post-PhD Research Grant, Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research. 2017. Investigation of psychosocial stress as a contributor to sex differences in obesity risk in Vanuatu. Role: Principal Investigator. Amount awarded: $19,985.