Alison Harper


  • Ph.D. Student, Anthropology, Case Western Reserve University
  • M.A., Anthropology, Case Western Reserve University, 2021
  • B.A., Anthropology, Ohio University, 2019


  • Health care for victims of sex trafficking
  • Access to health care
  • Types of care
  • Geographic area: United States



  • Anthropology Learning Community Leader, OU


  • 2018: Robert L. Munger Jr. Foundation Scholarship, OU
  • 2016: Dean’s Scholarship, OU
  • 2015: Ohio Achievement Scholarship, OU
  • 2015: Ohio Distinction Scholarship, OU
  • 2015: Ohio Pathway Scholarship, OU
  • 2015: First Catholic Slovak Ladies Scholarship, OU


  • REDCap
  • Covidence
  • eProvide
  • EndNote
  • SPSS
  • NVivo



Social Science History Association

November 2016 and 2017

  • Paper presentation in Chicago, Illinois on mortality analysis in three cemeteries. Comparisons made to show status in the early 1900s and location of burial. Causes of death noted, graphed and analyzed
  • Paper presentation in Montreal, CA focused on causes of death in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Focus on organizing causes and how to categorize them

SkillsUSA Nationals

June 2014 and June 2015

  • Presentations in Kansas City, MO and Louisville, KY on human trafficking. Focus on how to identify human trafficking, who to call to get help, and how to stay safe.

National Service Learning Conference

April 2015

  • Presentation in Washington, D.C. on human trafficking and how to educate others. Display shown to an international audience and brought into a classroom setting.