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About Margaret Everett

Margaret Everett is Vice Provost for International Affairs and Dean of Graduate Studies at Portland State University. She earned her PhD in Anthropology from Yale University in 1995. Her areas of interest include health policy, health promotion and cultural dimensions of health and healing. Dr. Everett has conducted community based participatory research with Latino communities in Oregon regarding food access and healthy communities. She has published research about diabetes and the nutrition transition in Oaxaca, Mexico. Current research focuses on gender and health seeking among Pentecostals in Mexico. Dr. Everett has served on numerous community boards and committees, including the Healthy Eating Active Living Coalition with the Multnomah County Health Department and the Genetic Research Advisory Committee of Oregon.


Present Professor, Portland State University Sociology
Present Dean, Portland State University Graduate Studies
Present Professor, Portland State University International & Global Studies
Present Vice Provost, Portland State University International Affairs

Curriculum Vitae


Honors and Awards

  • Excellence in Community-University Partnerships, Civic Engagement Awards, PSU (awarded to the Healthy Eating Active Living Coalition), 2009
  • John Eliot Allen Outstanding Teaching Award, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Portland State University, 2007

Articles (15)

Contributions to Books (5)