Dr. Eric Roth


About Eric

Dr Eric Roth is a Professor in the Department of Anthropology, University of Victoria.

For over 20 years, he worked in small communities in northern Kenya, where he studied demography, maternal/child health, childhood growth, economic recovery from drought and sexual behaviour for formerly nomadic Rendille and Ariaal pastoralists.

Eric's current projects include longitudinal studies of sexual behaviour and substance use for gay and bisexual men in Vancouver, substance use and adherence to highly active anti-retroviral treatment among HIV+ Canadian women, and substance use patterns in relationship to gay men’s group sex events.