Dr. Vallianatos’ research and teaching focuses on the topics of food, gender, body and health. In many of her studies, Dr. Vallianatos has used visual methods in conjunction with semi-structured or narrative interviewing. She is also committed to conducting collaborative, community-based research, and typically works in interdisciplinary teams.  Past and ongoing research includes examining food consumption during pregnancy in New Delhi, India and food, gender and health practices among indigenous peoples in Bangladesh.  [Read more]