Dr. M. Cameron Hay-Rollins

Dr. Cameron Hay-Rollins

Professor and Chair

Anthropology and Global Health Studies
Upham Hall, 120 C
Oxford, OH 45056

Dr. Hay is on research leave until January 2024.


Questions regarding the Department of Anthropology and its operations including student and course related questions can be answered by Dr. Mark Peterson, Acting Chair of the Department of Anthropology, petersm2@MiamiOH.edu


Questions regarding advising for the Global Health Minor (GHS) can be answered by Dr. Paul Flaspohler, flaspopd@MiamiOH.edu.


Dr. M. Cameron Hay-Rollins, who is also known as M. Cameron Hay or Dr. Hay to her students, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology and Coordinator of the Global Health Studies Minor. A cultural anthropologist specializing in medical and psychological anthropology, she has worked in Indonesia and has ongoing research in the United States, Zambia, and India focusing on how people understand, communicate about, and seek to manage health concerns in everyday life. She is the author of the book Remembering to Live: Illness at the Intersection of Anxiety and Knowledge in Rural Indonesia (University of Michigan Press, 2001) and editor of Methods that Matter: integrating Mixed Methods for More Effective Social Science Research (Chicago, 2016). She is additionally the author or co-author of numerous articles published in anthropology, psychology, and medical journals and edited volumes. She received her Ph.D. from Emory University in 1998. 

Dr. Hay-Rollins also directs Miami's Global Health Research Innovation Center and coordinates the minor in Global Health. Global Health at Miami is intentionally transdisciplinary, bringing together faculty and student experts from across the university to creatively and collaboratively address complex health problems by finding pathways to sustainable wellness both locally and internationally, for concerns including infant mortality, environmental contamination, mental health and wellbeing.