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In the Department of International & Transcultural Studies

Doctoral Student Profiles > Lauren S. Bae

Lauren S. Bae

Program: Applied Anthropology


Previous Graduate Education: Ed.M. in Anthro and Ed, Teachers College, Columbia University; M.A. in Education, Stanford University

Research Interests: cultural anthropology; applied anthropology; urban anthropology; political anthropology; theories of resistance; anthropology of factory work; politics of representation; identity; globalization of labor unions; public sector unions; political economy; politics of education; dysfunction of math (education) in America

Geographical Interests: United States (DC area); Southeast Asia (Vietnam); Cuba; Mongolia

Selected Publications, Presentations, Works-in-Progress:
2011—AAA Presentation: On the Necessity of Confusion in Conversion: The "Mystification of Math" in the United States

2010—Summer FLAS (SEASSI, Vietnamese)
2009—SYLFF Fellow (summer research, Vietnam)