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Doctoral Student Profiles > Lisa Le Fevre

Lisa Le Fevre

Program: Applied Anthropology

Degree: Ph.D.

Previous Graduate Education: Master of Science in Education major in TESOL (ESL) from Long Island University (2007); Master of Arts major in Journalism/French Studies from New York University (2003); Maîtrise Lettres Modernes from the Université Paris Sorbonne, Paris IV (for study during1999-2000); [Bachelor of Arts major in French with a minor in History from Franklin and Marshall College (1998)]

Research Interests: My anthropological interests aim at cross-disciplinary mergers and applications, as well as cultural, psychological, and applied anthropology. My current pursuits include topics such as cultural and personal change, preservation, and adaptive strategies; aging; issues of community survival; and the relationships among people, places, and things.

Geographical Interests:  Eastern and Western Europe

Selected Publications, Presentations, Works-in Progress:
“Emotional and narrative landscapes of the elderly: creative relationships between notions of self and others through space and place” — Panel Co-Convenor with Brian O’Hare at the 10th annual SIEF 2011 Congress in Lisbon, Portugal

“Objects of place, space, and time: a case study of social drama, liminality, and anti-temporality in post-socialist "nostalgic" narratives” — Panel paper presentation at the 10th annual SIEF 2011 Congress in Lisbon, Portugal

Awards and Honors:
Fulbright Research Grant to Bulgaria (2012-13)

ACLS “East European Studies Program Language Grant to Individuals for Summer Study” (2010)

TC General Scholarships (spring 2008 and fall 2008)

Caroline Scholarship (spring 2008)

AmeriCorps education awards for service teaching and as part of the NYCTF (2005–2006/2007–2008)

Yves Andre Istel Fellowship from the Institute of French Studies at NYU (2001–2002)

The Carl Hartzell French Prize from Franklin and Marshall College (1998)

Phi Alpha Theta International History Honor Society (1998)