Bruna Coelho holds a BA degree in Anthropology from the University of Coimbra and is currently enrolled in the MPhil program in Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Coimbra. She is a Research Assistant at Sci-Tech Asia, an international research network, a member of the Centre for Research in Anthropology, and is the founder of the Internet project Antropia. Bruna’s project, “Public Toilets in the Feminine: Portuguese Female Users’ Perspectives on Public Toilets and the International Movement Calling for Adoption of Gender Norms”, brings a gender perspective to our understanding of public toilets. At NYU, the student will have the opportunity to research the intersection of Anthropology, Science and Technology Studies, Gender Studies, and Urbanism.

University of Coimbra – New York University

Grant duration: 4 months