Anthropology Lecture Series featuring Dr. Svea Closser

Svea Closser, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Middlebury College "Does Volunteer Community Health Work Empower Women? Evidence from Ethiopia's Women's Development Army" Monday, September 17, 2018 - from 5:00 to 6:00 PM in Mather Memorial, 201 Professor Svea Closser is a medical anthropologist whose research focuses on the interaction between...

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Three graduate students successfully defended their dissertations

Graduate students Yunzhu Chen, Allison Schlosser, and Jing Wang successfully defended their dissertations. Congratulations to all!! Yunzhu Chen: "The Revival of "Visiting Marriage" - Family Change and Intergenerational Relations Among Matrilineal Tibetans in Southwestern China." Allison Schlosser: "Subjectivity and Moral Personhood: An Ethnography of Addiction Treatment in the United States." Jing Wang:...

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Megan Schmidt-Sane awarded NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant

Megan Schmidt-Sane was awarded a highly competitive National Science Foundation (NSF) Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant for her proposal entitled “Doctoral Dissertation Research: A mixed-method study of health vulnerability and social resilience in Kampala, Uganda.” The NSF grant allows doctoral students to undertake significant data-gathering projects and to...

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