Dr. Hay-Rollins Promoted

Dr. Cameron Hay-RollinsDr. Cameron Hay-Rollins was promoted to Professor by Miami’s Board of Trustees at their Feb. 17 2017 meeting.

Dr. Hay-Rollins joined Miami University in 2005 as an assistant professor and was promoted to associate professor in 2010. She earned her B.A. with honors in Anthropology, Grinnell College, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Anthropology from Emory University.

Professor Hay-Rollins is a highly productive scholar, having published two (2) books as well as dozens of peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. Because of her scholarly achievements, she received Miami University’s Distinguished Scholar Award in 2016.

As the sole medical anthropologist at Miami University, Hay-Rollins has worked tirelessly for more than a decade to create and expand classroom and research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students who are keen to learn more about Global Health, Medical Anthropology, and Psychological Anthropology.

Dr. Hay Rollins founded and co-directed both the Global Health minor, and the Global Health Research Innovation Center at Miami.
“Professor Hay-Rollins epitomizes the “teacher-scholar” model that we seek to support at Miami University,” said Provost Phyllis Callahan, in presenting Hay-Rollins to the Board. “She achieves this through meticulous preparation of her classes, frequent, substantive mentoring of individual students and groups of students, and modeling the relationship between pedagogy and research.”