Visiting Research Assistant

Ana is an Undergraduate Psychology student at State University of Sao Paulo (UNESP) and is a visiting MITACS research intern at UBC Sexual Health Laboratory. Ana is working on the DESIRE study, helping with data analyses. Ana’s research in Sao Paulo examines women’s patterns of gendered behaviour in media (specifically Disney films) and sexism. She also studies vaginismus and the relationship between patients and health professionals. Her goal is to continue studying sexuality and sexism in graduate school.