Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Julia Fleckman

Assistant Professor

Contact Info
jfleckma@tulane.edu

Department Affiliation
Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences

Degrees
  • Ph.D., 2017, Tulane University, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences
  • M.P.H., 2012, University of Texas, School of Public Health, Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences
  • B.A., 2007, Colgate University, Political Science
Academic Experience
  • Assistant Professor, Tulane University School of Public Health and * Tropical Medicine, Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, 2020-
  • Research Assistant Professor, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, 2018-2020
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Tulane University School of Social Work, 2018-
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, 2018
  • Lead Graduate Research Associate, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, 2014-2017
  • Lead Graduate Research Associate, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Mary Amelia Douglas-Whited Community Women’s Health Center, 2013-2015
  • Predoctoral Trainee, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, Maternal Child Health Leadership Training (MCHLTP) Program, 2013-2015

Research & Teaching Specializations:
Maternal and Child Health; Violence Prevention; Community-Based Participatory Research

Related Experience
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, Amigos de las Americas, Houston, TX, 2012-2013
  • Project Director, Amigos de las Americas, Intibucá, Honduras, 2010-2011
  • Training Director, Amigos de las Americas, Houston Chapter, 2009-2013
  • Associate Project Director, Amigos de las Americas, Intibucá, Honduras, 2009-2010
  • Educator/Data Collector, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, 2009-2010
  • Program and Administrative Assistant, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC, 2008-2009
Distinctions
  • MatCH Program Junior Scholar, Tulane’s Center for Excellence on Maternal and Child Health, 2020-present
  • Doris Duke Fellowship for the Promotion of Child Well-Being, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, 2016-2018
  • Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Doctoral Training Program, HRSA/Maternal Child Health Bureau Maternal and Child Health Doctoral Support Program, Tulane University School of Public and Tropical Medicine, 2015-2016
  • Maternal Child Health Leadership Training Program Traineeship, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 2013-2015
  • Student Scholarship, City MatCH Leadership and MCH Epidemiology Conference, 2014
Languages:
  • Spanish
Overseas Experience
  • Honduras
  • Spain
Selected Publications
  • Under review. “Predictors for modern contraception use in the context of ZIKV: Evidence from Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala,” co-authored with K. Lesar, J. Stolow, K. Spielman, and M. Silva, International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health.
  • 2019. “Perceived social norms in the neighborhood context: The role of perceived collective efficacy in moderating the relation between perceived injunctive norms and use of corporal punishment,” co-authored with C.A. Taylor, K.P. Theall, and K. Andrinopoulos, Child and Adolescent Social Work.
  • 2016. “Cumulative Social-Ecological Violence Exposures and Externalizing Behavior in Children,” co-authored with S.S. Drury, C.A. Taylor, and K.P. Theall, Journal of Urban Health 93(3), 479-492.
Recently Taught Latin American-Related Courses

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