Released November 19, 2019

Alex’s Google Scholar profile

Last updated 10/2019

Books

Brewis, A, and A. Wutich. 2019. Lazy, Crazy, and Disgusting: Stigma and the Undoing of Global Health. Johns Hopkins University Press: Baltimore.

Anderson-Fye, E. and A. Brewis (eds) 2017.  Fat Planet: Obesity, Culture, and Symbolic Body Capital. SAR Press and University of New Mexico Press.

Brewis, A. 2011. Obesity: Cultural and Biocultural Perspectives. Rutgers University Press.

Cambie, C., and A. Brewis. 1997. Anti-fertility Plants of the Pacific.  CSIRO Press: Melbourne.

Brewis, A. 1996.  Lives on the Line: Women and Ecology on a Pacific Atoll.  Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: Fort Worth.

Books Under Contract

Trainer, S., A Brewis, and A. Wutich. 2020. Heavy Burdens: Body Norms, Weight Loss, and the Struggle to Fit In. In Press, NYU Press.

StrutzSreetharan, S., A. Wutich, J Hardin, S. Trainer, and A. Brewis. 2021 Fat in Four Cultures: A Global Ethnography of Weight. Under contract, University of Toronto Press.

Brewis, A., K. Knudson, C. Stojanowski, A. Wutich, and C. SturtzSreetharan. 2023. The Human Story: An Introduction to Anthropology. Under contract, WW Norton.

Journal Articles and Book Chapters  Please email me directly for copies

Wutich, A., A. Rosinger, S. Stoler, W. Jepson, and A. Brewis. 2020. Measuring human water needs. American Journal of Human Biology, https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.23350

Brewis, A., C. Workman, A. Wutich, W. Jepson, S. Young, and the HWISE-RCN. 2020. Household water insecurity is strongly associated with food insecurity: Evidence from 27 sites in low- and middle-income countries. American Journal of Human Biology https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.23309.

Brewis, A., C. Workman, A. Wutich, W. Jepson, S. Young, and the HWISE-RCN. 2019/20. Household water insecurity is strongly associated with food insecurity: Evidence from 27 sites in low- and middle-income countries.American Journal of Human Biology https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.23309.

Brewis, A., and A Wutich. 2019. Why we should never do it: Stigma as a behavior change tool in global healthBMJ Global Healthhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001911

Wutich, A., A. Rosinger, S. Stoler, W. Jepson, and A. Brewis. 2020. Measuring human water needs. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/ajhb.23350

SchusterR., A. Brewis, P. Ochandarena, A. Abdelmonem, S. Hoso, and K. Faqeeh. 2019/20. New approaches to assessing community norms around women’s rights: A study of gendered and other sub-cultural models of gender-based violence in the Palestinian West Bank. Social Science and Medicine — Population Health https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352827318302568

Brewis, A., and A Wutich. 2019. Why we should never do it: Stigma as a behavior change tool in global healthBMJ Global Health http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001911

Lachaud, J., D. Hruschka, B. Kaiser, and A. Brewis. 2019. Agricultural wealth better predicts mental wellbeing than market wealth among highly vulnerable households in Haiti: Evidence for the benefits of a multidimensional approach to poverty. American Journal of Human Biology. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.23328

Brewis, A., N. Choudhary, and A. Wutich. 2019. Household water insecurity influences common mental disorders directly, and indirectly via multiple pathways: Evidence from Haiti. Social Science and Medicine 238: 112520https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.112520.

Brewis, A., C. Workman, A. Wutich, W. Jepson, S. Young, and the HWISE-RCN. 2020. Household water insecurity is strongly associated with food insecurity: Evidence from 27 sites in low- and middle-income countries. American Journal of Human Biology, https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.23309.

Brewis, A., and A Wutich. 2019. Stigma: A biocultural proposal for integrating evolutionary and political economic approaches.American Journal of Human Biology, https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.2329.. 

Young, S., inter alia, and the HWISE consortium*. 2019. The Household Water InSecurity Experiences (HWISE) Scale: Development and validation of a household water insecurity measure for low- and middle-income countries. BMJ Global Health doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001750. *Authorship credit as a consortium member.

Stotts, R., J. Rice, A. Brewis, A. Wutich, J. Maupin, and D. White. 2019. Water, technology, and pollution: Cross-cultural knowledge and acceptance of wastewater reclamation and reuse processes across select sites. Human Organization, in press

Rodriguez Incolligno A., C. Dunkel Schetter, A. Brewis, and A.J. Tomiyama. 2019. The psychological burden of baby weight: Pregnancy, weight stigma, and maternal stress. Social Science and Medicine https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.112401

SturtzSreetharan, C., G. Agostini, A. Wutich, C. Mitchell, O. Rines, B. Romanello, and A. Brewis. 2019. “I need to lose some weight”: Masculinity and body image as negotiated through fat talk. Psychology of Men and Masculinityhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1037/men0000219

Agostini, G., C. SturzSreetharan, A. Wutich, D. Williams, and A. Brewis. 2019. Citizen sociolinguists and fat talk: A novel method to capture elusive linguistic data in the social sciences. PLOS One https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0217618

SturtzSreetharan, C., G. Agostini, A. Brewis, and A. Wutich. 2019/20. Fat talk: A citizen sociolinguistic approach. Journal of Sociolinguistics https://doi.org/10.1111/josl.12342

Brewis, A., N. Choudhury, and A. Wutich. 2019. Low water access as a gendered physiological stressor: Blood pressure evidence from Nepal. American Journal of Human Biology https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.23234

Wutich, A., and A. Brewis. 2019. Data collection in cross-cultural ethnographic research. Field Methods,31 (2): 181-89. https://doi.org/10.1177/1525822X19837397

Ruth, A., J. Hackman, A. Brewis, T. Spence, R. Luchmun, J.Velez, and T. Ganesh. 2019.  Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) High: Student gains from human-centered design curriculum. Education Reportshttps://doi.org/10.3390/educsci9010035

SturtzSreetharan, C., and A. Brewis. 2019. Rice, men, and other everyday anxieties: Navigating obesogenic urban food environments in Osaka, Japan. In: Vojnovic, I., A. Pearson, A. Gershim, G. Deverteuil and A. Allen (eds), Handbook of Global Urban Health. Routledge. Link.

Brewis, A., A. Rosinger, A. Wutich, E. Adams, L. Cronk, A. Pearson, C. Workman, S. Young, and HWISE-RCN. 2019. Water Sharing, reciprocity, and need: A comparative study of inter-household water transfers in Sub-Saharan Africa. Economic Anthropology. https://doi.org/10.1002/sea2.12143

Ruth, A., A. Wutich, and A. Brewis. 2019. Innovation in research instruction: The Global Ethnohydrology Study. International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters 37(1): 25-34. Link.

Brewis, A., A. Wutich, M. DuBray, R. Schuster, J. Maupin, and M. Gervais. 2019. Community hygiene norm violators are consistently stigmatized: Evidence from four global sites and implications for sanitation interventions. Social Science and Medicine 220:12-21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.10.020

Young, S., S. Collins, G. Boateng, T. Neilands, Z. Jamaluddina, J. Miller, A. Brewis, E. Frangillo, W. Jepson, H. Melgar-Quinonez, R. Schuster, J. Stoler, A. Wutich, on behalf of the HWISE Consortium. 2019. A protocol for the development and validation of an instrument to measure household water insecurity across cultures and ecologies: the Household Water InSecurity Experiences (HWISE) scale. BMJ Open,  10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023558

DuBray, M., R. Stotts, M. Beresford, A. Wutich, and A. Brewis. 2019. Do ecosystem services valuation reflect local cultural valuations? Comparative analysis of resident perspectives in four major urban river ecosystems. Economic Anthropology, 6: (1), 21-33. https://doi.org/10.1002/sea2.12128

Stoler, J., A. Brewis, L. Harris, A. Wutich, A. Pearson, A. Rosinger, R. Schuster, and S. Young. 2018. Household water sharing: A missing link in international health. International Health, ihy094. https://doi.org/10.1093/inthealth/ihy094

Bruening, M.,  I. van Woerden, D. Schaefer, D. Hruschka, A. Brewis, A. Whisner, Dunton, M. Todd, P. Ohri-Vachaspati, and M. Laska. 2018. Friendship as a social mechanism influencing body mass index (BMI) among college freshmen. PLOS One https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0208894

Wutich, A., J. Budds, W. Jepson, L. Harris, E. Adams, A. Brewis, L. Cronk, C. DeMyers, K. Maes, T. Marley, J. Miller, A. Pearson, A. Rosinger, R. Schuster, J. Stoler, C. Staddon, P. Wiessner, C. Workman, SL. Young. 2018. Household water sharing: A review of water gifts, exchanges, and transfers across cultures. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews – Water. https://doi.org/10.1002/wat2.1309.

Rice, J., R. Stotts, A. Wutich, D. White, J. Maupin, and A. Brewis. 2018. Motivators for treated wastewater acceptance across developed and developing contexts. Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development https://doi.org/10.2166/washdev.2018.285

Ruth, A., A. Brewis, D. Blascoe, and A. Wutich. 2018. Long-term benefits of short term research-integrated study abroad. Journal of Studies in International Education https://doi.org/10.1177/1028315318786448

SturtzSreetharan, C., S. Trainer, A. Wutich, and A. Brewis. 2018. Moral biocitizenship: Discursively managing food and the body after bariatric surgery. Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 28(2): 221-240. https://doi.org/10.1111/jola.12184

Tomiyama, J., D. Carr, E. Granberg, B. Major, E. Robinson, A. Sutin, and A. Brewis. 2018. How and why weight stigma drives the obesity epidemic. BMC Medicine 16:123. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12916-018-1116-5

Brewis, A., and A. Wutich. 2018. Stigma. In: Hilary Callan (ed.), International Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118924396.wbiea2172

Hardin, J., A. McLennan, and A. Brewis. 2018. Body size, body norms, and some unintended consequences of obesity intervention in the Pacific Islands. Annals of Human Biology 45 (3): 285-94. https://doi.org/10.1080/03014460.2018.1459838

Sullivan, A., A. Brewis, and A. Wutich. 2018. Studying children’s cultural knowledge and behaviors related to environment, health, and food: Methods for ethnoecological research with children. Journal of Ethnobiology 38(2): 276 293. https://doi.org/10.2993/0278-0771-38.2.276

Han, SY, G. Agostini, A. Brewis, and A. Wutich. 2018. Avoiding exercise mediates the effects of internalized weight stigma on physical activity in the years following bariatric surgery. BMC Obesityhttps://doi.org/10.1186/s40608-018-0195-3

Brewis, A. and M. Bruening. 2018.Weight shame, social connection, and depression symptoms in late adolescence. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 15 (5): 891. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15050891

DuBray, M., A. Wutich, K. Larson, D. White, A. Brewis. 2018. Anger and sadness: Emotional geographies of climate threats in four island nations. Cross-Cultural Research https://doi.org/10.1177/1069397118759252

Wutich, A., and A. Brewis. 2018. Water, worry, and mental health. In: P. Brown and S. Closser (eds), Foundations in Global Health: An Interdisciplinary Reader, Oxford University Press, ch 15. Link.

Han, SY, A., C SturzSreetharan, and A. Brewis. 2018. Employment and weight: The extreme case of South Korea. Economics and Human Biology 29:115–12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ehb.2018.01.002

Brewis, A., C SturtzSreetharan, and A. Wutich. 2018. Obesity stigma as a globalizing health challenge. Globalization and Health 14:20.https://doi.org/10.1186/s12992-018-0337-x

Schuster, R., SY Han, A. Brewis, and A. Wutich. 2018. Increasing overweight and obesity erodes engagement in one’s own neighborhood by women, but not men. Preventative Medicine Reports 10:144-49. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2018.02.013

Han, SY, and A. Brewis.  2018. Influence of weight concerns on breastfeeding: Evidence from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study. American Journal of Human Biologyhttps://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.23086

Du Bray, M., A. Wutich, K. Larson, D. White, and A. Brewis. 2017. Emotion, coping, and climate change in island nations: Implications for environmental justice. Environmental Justice 10(4):102-107. https://doi.org/10.1089/env.2016.0025

Trainer, S., A. Brewis, and A. Wutich. 2017. Obesity, depression, and weight-related stigma syndemics. In:  Shir Lerman, Bayla Ostrach, and Merrill Singer (eds), Foundations of BioSocial Health: Stigma & Illness Interactions. Lexington Press. Link.

Kurtz, L. S. Trainer, S., M. Beresford, A. Wutich, and A. Brewis. 2017. Blogs as elusive ethnographic texts: Methodological and ethical challenges in qualitative online research. International Journal of Qualitative Methods 16:1-12. https://doi.org/10.1177/1609406917705796

Brewis, A. 2017. Understanding the new globalizing body norms. In: E. Anderson-Fye and A. Brewis (eds).  Fat Planet: Obesity, Culture, and Symbolic Body Capital. SAR Press and University of New Mexico Press. Link.

Trainer, S, A. Brewis, and A. Wutich. 2017. Not “taking the easy way out”: Reframing bariatric surgery as hard work. Anthropology and Medicine 24(1): 96-110. https://doi.org/10.1080/13648470.2016.1249339

Brewis, A., SY. Han, and C. SturtzSreetharan. 2017. Weight, gender, and depressive symptoms in South Korea. American Journal of Human Biology 29(4): e22972. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.22972

Du Bray, M., A. Wutich, R. Stotts, and A. Brewis. 2017. Hope and worry: Gendered emotional geographies of climate change in three vulnerable US communities. Weather, Climate, Society 9(2): 285-297.https://doi.org/10.1175/WCAS-D-16-0077.1

Brewis, A. S. Trainer, SY Han, and A Wutich. 2017. Publically misfitting: Extreme weight and the everyday production and reinforcement of felt stigma. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 31: 257–276. https://doi.org/10.1111/maq.12309

Trainer, S, A. Wutich, and A. Brewis. 2017. Eating in the panopticon: Surveillance before and after bariatric surgery. Medical Anthropology36(5):500-514. https://doi.org/10.1080/01459740.2017.1298595

Brewis, A., M. Bruening, I.van Woerden and S. Nelson. 2016. Weight stigma and eating behaviors on a college campus: Are students immune to stigma’s effects? Preventive Medicine Reports 4:578-84. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2016.10.005

Bruening, M., P. Ohri-Vachaspati, A. Brewis, M. Laska, M. Todd, D. Hruschka, D. Schaefer, C. Whisner, and G. Dunton.  2016. Identifying mechanisms and contextual factors by which social networks impact weight and weight-related behaviors with mobile-based ecological momentary assessments: SPARC protocols. BMC Public Health 16:901. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3536-5

Raves, D., A. Brewis, SY. Han, S. Trainer, and A. Wutich. 2016. Bariatric surgery patients’ perceptions of weight-related stigma in healthcare settings impair post-surgery dietary adherence. Frontiers in Psychology 7:1-13, article 1497. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01497

Ruth, A., A. Wutich and A. Brewis. 2016. Integrating global health undergraduates in collaborative research: The Global Ethnohydrology Study. Practicing Anthropology 38 (4): 16-18. Link.

Han, SY, A. Brewis, and A. Wutich. 2016. Body image mediates the depressive effects of weight gain in new mothers, particularly for women already obese: Evidence from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study. BMC Public Health 16(1):664. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3363-8

Hackman, J., J. Maupin, and A. Brewis. 2016. Weight-related stigma is a significant psychosocial stressor in lower income countries: Evidence from Guatemala. Social Science and Medicine 161:55-60.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.05.032

Trainer, S., A. Brewis, A. Wutich, L. Kurtz, and M. Niesluchowski. 2016. The fat self in virtual communities: Success and failure in weight-loss blogging. Current Anthropology 57(4):523-28. https://doi.org/10.1086/687587

Larson, K., A. Wutich, D. White, R. Stotts, and A. Brewis. 2016. Cross-cultural perceptions of water risks and solutions across select sites. Society & Natural Resources 29(9): 1049-64. https://doi.org/10.1080/08941920.2015.1122132

Williams, D, A. Brewis, S. Trainer, and J. Rosales Chavez. 2015. Fat by any other name: College students preferred clinical terminology. In: Chad Morris (ed.), The Applied Anthropology of Obesity: Prevention, Intervention, and Identity. Lexington Books, pp 151-162. Link.

Trainer, S., A. Brewis, and A. Wutich. 2015. Considering weight-loss surgery: Applied anthropology and the invisible obese body. In: Chad Morris (ed.), The Applied Anthropology of Obesity: Prevention, Intervention, and Identity. Lexington Books, pp 141-150. Link.

Brewis, A. 2015. Expanding bodies in a shrinking world: Anthropological perspectives on the global “obesity epidemic.” In P. Brown and S. Closser (eds.), Understanding and Applying Medical Anthropology, 3rd edition. Left Coast Press, pp 400-407. ps://doi.org/10.4324/9781315416175

Williams, D. and A. Brewis. 2015. Obesity. In: Hank ten Have (ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Bioethics. Springer. Link.

Trainer, S., A. Brewis, D. Williams, and J. Rosales Chavez. 2015. Obese, fat, or “just big”? Young adult deployment of and reaction to weight terms. Human Organization 74 (3): 266-275. https://doi.org/10.17730/0018-7259-74.3.266

Brewis, A., A Wutich, and D. Williams. 2015. Teaching obesity: Stigma, structure, and self. In: R. Wilk and C. Swift (eds), Teaching Food and Culture, chapter 3. Left Coast Press, pp 35-48. Link.

Brewis, A., and A. Wutich. 2015. A world of suffering? Fat stigma in the global contexts of the obesity epidemic. In: T. Leatherman (ed), Critical Biocultural Approaches to Health Disparities. Special issue of Annals of Anthropological Practice 38: 271-285. Selected for republication in Open Anthropology vol 4 (2), issue on Food Anthropology, 2016. https://doi.org/10.1111/napa.12056

Hruschka, D., C. Hadley, A Brewis, and C. Stojanowski. 2015. Genetic population structure accounts for contemporary ecogeographic patterns in tropic and subtropic-dwelling humans. PLOS One 10(3) e0122301. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0122301

Wutich, A., A. Brewis and J. Rosales Chavez. 2015. Water, worry, and Doña Paloma:  Why water security is fundamental to global mental health. In: E. Mendenhall and B. Kordt (eds), Global Mental Health: An Anthropological Reader. Left Coast Press, pp. 57-71. Link.

Brewis, A. 2015. Obesity. International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition. Elsevier. Link.

Trainer, S., D. Hruschka, D. Williams, and A. Brewis. 2015. Translating obesity: Navigating the front lines of the ‘war on fat’. American Journal of Human Biology 27(1): 61-68. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.22623

Brewis, A., and J. McKenna. 2015. Translating human biology (Introduction to a special issue). American Journal of Human Biology 27(1):1-5.https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.22646

Wuitch, A., A Brewis, A. Ruth, and C. Boone. 2014. Social bonds, stigmatized neighborhoods, and health. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 28 (4): 556-77. https://doi.org/10.1111/maq.12124

Vins, H., A. Wutich, A. Brewis, A. Ruth, M. Beresford, and C. Roberts. 2014. Children’s perceived water futures in the Southwest US. Human Organization 73 (3): 235-46. https://doi.org/10.17730/humo.73.3.68101441563654w7

Brewis, A. 2014. Stigma and the perpetuation of obesity. Social Science and Medicine 118: 152-158. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.08.003

Wutich, A., and A. Brewis. 2014. Food, water, and scarcity: Toward a broader anthropology of resource insecurity. Current Anthropology (with CA★commentary) 55(4): 444-468. https://doi.org/10.1086/677311

Maupin, J., and A. Brewis. 2014. Food insecurity and body norms in Guatemalan schoolchildren. American Anthropologist 116(2): 332-337. https://doi.org/10.1111/aman.12098

Wutich, A., C. Roberts, D. White, K. Larson, and A. Brewis. 2014. Hard paths, soft paths, or no paths? Cross cultural perceptions of water solutions. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. 18: 109-120. https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-18-109-2014

Hruschka, D., C. Hadley, and A. Brewis. 2014. Disentangling basal and accumulated body mass for cross-population comparisons. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 153 (4): 542-550. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.22452

Crona, B., A. Wutich, A. Brewis, and M. Gartin. 2013. Perceptions of climate change: Linking local and global perceptions through cultural knowledge. Climatic Change 119(2): 519-531. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-013-0708-5

Hruschka, D., E. Rush, and A. Brewis. 2013. Population differences in the relationship between height, weight, and adiposity: An application of Burton’s model. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 151: 68-76. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.22258

Wutich, A., A. Brewis, S. Sigurdsson, R. Stotts, and A. York. 2013. Fairness and the human right to water: A preliminary cross-cultural theory. The Social Life of Water in a Time of Crisis. (Ed., John Wagner). Berghahn Books, pp. 220-238. Link.

Wutich, A., A Brewis, A. York and R. Stotts. 2013. Rules, norms, and perceived injustice: A cross-cultural study of perceptions of justice in water. Society and Natural Resources 26:795-809. https://doi.org/10.1080/08941920.2012.723302

Brewis, A., M. Gartin, A. Wutich, and A. Young. 2013.  Global convergence in ethnotheories of  water and disease. Global Public Health 8(1):13-36. https://doi.org/10.1080/17441692.2012.758298

Hruschka, D, and A. Brewis. 2013. Absolute wealth and world region strongly predict overweight among women (ages 18-49) in 360 populations across 36 developing countries. Economics and Human Biology 11(3):337-344.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ehb.2012.01.001

Wutich, A, A. Brewis, A. York, R. Stotts, and C. Roberts. 2012. Shared cultural norms for justice in water institutions: Results from Fiji, Ecuador, Paraguay, New Zealand, and the U.S. Journal of Environmental Management 113: 370-6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2012.09.010

Brewis, A. 2012. Big fat myths. In D. Dufour, A. Goodman and G. Pelto (eds), Nutritional Anthropology: Biocultural Perspectives on Food and Nutrition. Oxford University Press, pp. 463-468. Link.

Brewis, A., and A. Wutich. 2012. Implicit versus explicit fat-stigma. American Journal of Human Biology 24:332-338. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.22233

Brewis, A. 2012. Obesity and human biology: Toward a global perspective. American Journal of Human Biology 24:258-60. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.22250

Wiley, A., JS. Allen, and A. Brewis. 2012. Human biology eats: Contemporary research and future directions. American Journal of Human Biology 24:107-109. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.22232

Brewis, A., D. Hruschka, and A. Wutich. 2011. Vulnerability to fat-stigma in women’s everyday relationships. Social Science and Medicine 73:491-497. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2011.05.048

Hruschka, D., A. Brewis, A. Wutich, and B. Morin. 2011. Shared norms provide limited explanation for the social clustering of obesity. American Journal of Public Health 101:S295-S300.https://doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2010.300053

Brewis, A., A Wutich, A. Falletta-Cowden and I. Rodriguez-Soto. 2011. Body norms and fat stigma in global perspective. Current Anthropology52:269-276. https://doi.org/10.1086/659309

Hadley, C., A. Brewis, and I. Pike. 2010. Does less autonomy erode women’s health? Yes. No. Maybe. American Journal of Human Biology 22:103-110.https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.20959

Gartin, M., A. Brewis, and N. Schwartz.  2010. Non-prescription antibiotic therapy: Cultural models on both sides of the counter and both sides of the border. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 24(1):85-107. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1548-1387.2010.01086.x

Brewis, A. and S. Lee 2010. Children’s work, earnings, and nutrition in urban Mexican shantytowns. American Journal of Human Biology 22 (1):60-68. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.20954

Lee, S. and A. Brewis 2009. Children’s autonomous food acquisition in Mexican shantytowns.  Ecology of Food and Nutrition 48(6): 435–456. https://doi.org/10.1080/03670240903308232

Cutts, B., K. Darby, C. Boone, and A. Brewis.  2009. City structure, obesity, and environmental justice: An integrated analysis of physical and social barriers to walkable streets and park access. Social Science and Medicine 69:1314-1322. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.08.020

Jehn, M, and A Brewis. 2009. Paradoxical malnutrition in mother-child pairs: Untangling the phenomenon of over- and under-nutrition in underdeveloped economies. Economics and Human Biology 7:28-35https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ehb.2009.01.007

Brewis, A. and M. Meyer. 2007. Child obesity in global perspective: Emergent risks related to social status, urbanism, and poverty. In Richard K. Flamembaum (ed), Global Dimensions of Childhood Obesity.  Nova Science Publishers, pp. 51-68. Link.

Brewis, A, and M. Gartin. 2006. Biocultural constructions of obesogenic ecologies of childhood: Parental feeding versus young child eating strategies. American Journal of Human Biology 18:203-213. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.20491

Brewis, A. and M. Meyer. 2005. Demographic evidence that human ovulation is undetectable (at least in pair bonds). Current Anthropology46:465-471. https://doi.org/10.1086/430016

Brewis, A and M.Meyer. 2005. Marital coitus across the life course.  Journal of Biosocial Science 37: 499-518. https://doi.org/10.1017/S002193200400690X

Brewis, A., and K. Schmidt. 2003. Gender variation in the identification of Mexican children’s psychiatric symptoms. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 17:376-393. https://doi.org/10.1525/maq.2003.17.3.376

Brewis, A. 2003. Biocultural aspects of obesity in young Mexican schoolchildren.  American Journal of Human Biology 15:446-460.https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.10161

Brewis, A., K. Schmidt, and C. Amira Sanchez. 2003. Cross-cultural study of the childhood developmental trajectory of attention and impulse control.  International Journal of Behavioral Development 27:174-181.https://doi.org/10.1080/0165025024400173

Brewis, A. 2002. Social and biological measures of hyperactivity and inattention: Are they measuring the same underlying constructs of child behavior? Social Biology 49:99-115. https://doi.org/10.1080/19485565.2002.9989052

Brewis, A., M. Meyer, and K. Schmidt.  2002. Does school, compared to home, provide a unique adaptive context for children’s ADHD-associated behaviors? A cross-cultural test. Cross-cultural Research 36 (4): 303-320. https://doi.org/10.1177/106939702237304

Brewis, A., K. Schmidt, and M. Meyer.  2002. On the biocultural study of children’s hyperactive and inattentive behavior. American Anthropologist 104(1):287-90. 

Brewis, A. 2001. Gender conflict and co-operation in reproductive decision-making in Micronesia. Journal of the Polynesian Society 110(4): 391-400. Link.

Brewis, A., and D. Piñeda. 2001. Population variation in children’s behavioral symptomatology. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 114(1): 54-60. https://doi.org/10.1002/1096-8644(200101)114:1<54::AID-AJPA1005>3.0.CO;2-1

Brewis, A., and S. Crismon.  2001. Kiribati. In Countries and their Cultures, edited by M. Ember and C. Ember.  Macmillan Reference USA, NY, pp. 1195-1201. Link.

Brewis, A., K. Schmidt, and M. Meyer.  2000. ADHD-type behavior and harmful dysfunction in childhood: A cross-cultural model. American Anthropologist 102(4):823-28. https://doi.org/10.1525/aa.2000.102.4.823

Brewis, A., and S.T. McGarvey.  2000.  Body image, body size, and Samoan ecological and individual modernization. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 39(2):105-120. https://doi.org/10.1080/03670244.2000.9991609

Brewis, A. 1999.  Accuracy of attractive body judgment. Current Anthropology 40:548-53. https://doi.org/10.1086/200052

Brewis, A., S.T. McGarvey, and N. Tu`u`au-Potoi.  1998.  Structure of family planning in Samoa.  Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 22(4)424-27. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-842X.1998.tb01407.x

Brewis, A., S.T. McGarvey, J.  Jones, and B.  Swinburn. 1997. Perceptions of body size in Pacific Islanders. International Journal of Obesity22:185-89. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.ijo.0800562

Brewis, A., J. Laycock, and J. Huntsman.  1996.  Birth non-seasonality on the Pacific equator. Current Anthropology 37(5)842-51.https://doi.org/10.1086/204567

Underwood, J., and A. Brewis.  1996.  Coital rates, sex-selective infanticide and sex ratios at birth. Social Biology 43(1-2):134-35.https://doi.org/10.1080/19485565.1996.9988917

Brewis, A., P. Schoeffel-Meleisea, H. Mavoa, and K. Maconaghie.  1996. Gender and non-communicable disease in the Pacific. Pacific Health Dialog 3(1):107-112. Link.

Brewis, A., and K. Peddie. 1996. Hydatidiform mole pregnancy in Micronesian women. New Zealand Medical Journal, 9 February, 38-39. Link.

Brewis, A., G. Irwin, and J. Allen.  1995.  Patterns of colonisation and the “thrifty genotype” in Pacific prehistory.  Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 4:361-65. Link.

Brewis, A. and G. Regmi.  1995.  Post-partum amenorrhoea differentials in a rural Pacific island population. Perspectives in Human Biology 1:37-51. https://doi.org/10.1142/9789812830418_0004

Brewis, A., and C. Cambie. 1995. Anti-fertility plants in traditional Pacific medicine. Australasian Science 16(4):40-43. Link.

Brewis, A. 1995.  Fertility and analogy in Pacific prehistory. Asian Perspectives 34(1):1-20. Link.

Brewis, A., and J. Underwood. 1995. Sex ratios in Micronesia. Social Biology 41:280-82. https://doi.org/10.1080/19485565.1994.9988881

Brewis, A.  1994.  Reproductive ethnophysiology and contraceptive use in a rural Micronesian population.  Journal of the Polynesian Society103:53-74. Link.

Brewis, A.  1994.  Secondary sex ratios and patterns of sexual behavior: A test of James’ proposition.  In K. Campbell and J. Wood (eds), Human Reproductive Ecology: Interactions of Environment, Fertility, and Behavior.  Proceedings of the New York Academy of Sciences vol. 703, pp. 225-6. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1749-6632.1994.tb30409.x

Brewis, A., and J. Allen.  1994.  Biological anthropological research in the Pacific. Journal of the Polynesian Society 103:7-10. Link.

Brewis, A.  1993.  Sex ratios at birth in a Micronesian atoll population. Social Biology 40:207-14. https://doi.org/10.1080/19485565.1993.9988847

Brewis, A.  1993.  Age and infertility in a Micronesian atoll population. Human Biology 65:593-609. Link.

Brewis, A.  1992.  Sexually transmitted disease risk in a Micronesian population.  Health Transition Review 2:195-213.Link.

Brewis, A., M. Molloy and D.Sutton. 1990.  Modeling the prehistoric Maori population. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 81:343-56.https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.1330810304

Brewis, A.  1989.  Reconstructions of prehistoric fertility: The Maori case.  Man and Culture in Oceania 5:21-36.https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.1330810304

Brewis, A.  1988.  Assessing infant mortality in prehistoric New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Archaeology 10:73-82.