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Anthropology
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Anthropology

In the Department of International & Transcultural Studies

Recent Alumni Publications

Recent Alumni Publications

In the War on Poverty, Don't Forget Refugees

January 2014. "In the War on Poverty, Don't Forget Refugees" by Jill Koyama, PhD 2008

Koyama's OpEd piece in the Huffington Post calls for providing refugees with English training as a prerequisite to enjoying economic mobility.

Through the Looking Glass and Back Again: The Following Exercise

December 2013. "Through the Looking Glass and Back Again: The Following Exercise" by William Buse, Ph.D. 1999

Defamiliarization and an examination of the means by which students refamiliarize themselves are the goals of Buse's two part experiential exercise that seeks to engage and illuminate the implicit culture-bound categories informing the classroom experience of an introductory course in anthropology.

Constructing legitimacy in a non-selective, American college

February 2013. "Constructing legitimacy in a non-selective, American college: unpacking symbolic capital through ethnographic moments" by Alex Posecznick, Ph.D. 2010

Posecznick describes the ways distinctions about symbolic capital were made and how legitimacy was constructed during his year of ethnographic research in the Office of Admission of a small urban college.