Lesly-Marie (Clevenger) Buer

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  • Anthropology
  • Appalachian Center
  • Gender and Women's Studies
Research Interests:
  • Current, doctoral candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of Kentucky
  • 2013, Gender and Women’s Studies Graduate Certificate, Gender and Women’s Studies, University of Kentucky
  • 2009, MPH, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Denver
  • 2008, MA, Department of Anthropology, University of Colorado Denver
  • 2005, BS, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, College of Charleston

Lesly-Marie Buer, MA, MPH, is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Anthropology. Her advisor is Dr. Mary Anglin. She is currently writing her dissertation on the state policies and gendered inequalities that situate women's experiences with substance use and substance abuse treatment in Central Appalachia.

Selected Publications: 

Buer, Lesly-Marie; Carl G. Leukefeld; Jennifer R. Havens

2016. “I’m Stuck”: Women’s Navigations of Prescription Drug Misuse in Central Appalachia. North American Dialogue 19(2): 70-84.


Buer, Lesly-Marie

2015. Is there a Prescription Drug “Epidemic” in Appalachian Kentucky?: Media Representations and Implications for Women who Misuse Prescription Drugs. Recovery, Renewal, Reclaiming: Anthropological Research toward Healing. Lindsey King, ed. Pp. 85-116. Newfound Press: Knoxville, TN.


Buer, Lesly-Marie; Jennifer R. Havens; Carl G. Leukefeld

2014. Does the New Formulation of OxyContin Deter Misuse? A Qualitative Analysis. Substance Use and Misuse 49(6): 770-774.


Buer, Lesly-Marie

2014. Film Review: Oxyana. Journal of Appalachian Studies 20(1): 89-91.


Buer, Lesly-Marie

2013. Substance Abuse Treatment: Maintaining the Status Quo? Anthropologies 17.


Clevenger, Lesly-Marie; Susan Dreisbach; Jean N. Scandlyn; John Brett

2012.  Access to Catch-Up HPV Vaccination among Latina University Students.  Human Organization 71(1): 44-53.


Clevenger, Lesly-Marie; Jennifer Pyrzanowski; C. Robinette Curtis; Sheana Bull; Lori A. Crane; Jennifer C. Barrow; Allison Kempe; Matthew F. Daley

2011.  Parents’ Acceptance of Adolescent Immunizations Outside of the Traditional Medical Home.  Journal of Adolescent Health 49(2): 133-140.

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