Expertise

Research: Political Anthropology, Gender, Ethnicity, Racism and Nationalism, Violence and Cultural Conflict, Feminist Theory and Border Studies, Middle East, Israel

Affiliations

Director, Office of Completion and Student Success, Indiana University
2014 - current

Assistant Vice President, University Academic and Regional Campus Affairs, Indiana University
2013 - current

Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Indiana University South Bend
2009 - current

Past Affiliations

Assistant Vice President, Regional Affairs and University Academic Planning, Indiana Universisty (past)
2010 - 2012

Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Indiana University South Bend
2008 - 2012

Director, Women's Studies Program, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Indiana University South Bend
2004 - 2007

Associate Professor, Sociology and Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Indiana University South Bend
2002 - 2009

Assistant Professor, Sociology and Anthropology
1996 - 2002

Communities
Sociology, Anthropology
Degrees
PhD, Washington University, Anthropology, 1993
MAEd, Washington University, Human Resource Management, 1981
BA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Anthropology with Honors, 1976
Keywords
student success anthropology cultural anthropology gender issues conflict resolution student enrichment adult and continuing education college students peace, disarmament, or amnesty
Languages
Hebrew, Spanish
Associations
AACU
American Anthropological Association
American Anthropological Association: Middle East Section
American Association of University Women
American Ethnological Society
Association for Political and Legal Anthropology
Central States Anthropological Society