New Anthropology Lecture Series third guest lecturer will feature Jean Schensul

Save the date! On March 26th, the Department of Anthropology is excited to announce the third guest lecturer of the new annual Anthropology Lecture Series. The series invites prominent anthropologists from across the world to speak to the community.

This lecture will feature Jean Schensul, Senior Scientist and Founder, Institute for Community Research; Co-Director, Qualitative Methods and Ethnography, Interdisciplinary Research Methods Core, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (cira); Investigator, Community Research and Implementation Core, cira. The lecture, “Building Complex Collaborative Community Intervention Studies,” will take place on March 26th in Mather Memorial 201 from 5:00 – 6:00 PM. Light refreshments will be available.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Dr. Schensul is founder (1987-2004) and currently senior scientist full time, at The Institute for Community Research, an independent research institute conducting prevention research in communities in the United States, India and China, and based in Hartford, CT. She is a medical anthropologist with three decades of experience in the conduct of HIV prevention and other health-related research in urban areas of the United States and in developing countries. Her areas of expertise include mixed research methods, drug research, sexuality and HIV, and school and community based structural approaches to intervention across the lifespan.

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