Careers in Applied Anthropology in the 21st Century: Perspectives from Academics and Practitioners

Careers in Applied Anthropology in the 21st Century: Perspectives from Academics and Practitioners

Editor(s): Carla Guerrón-Montero

Print ISBN: 9781405190152

Online ISBN: 9781444306910

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306910

Author Biography


About the Author

Carla Guerrón-Montero is assistant professor of anthropology and Latin American studies at the University of Delaware. She received her M.A. (1997) in applied anthropology from Oregon State University and her Ph.D. (2002) in cultural anthropology from the University of Oregon. She has conducted ethnographic and applied work on development, globalization, tourism, and racial-ethnic and gender relations, particularly among Afro-Latin American populations in Panama, Ecuador, Grenada, Chile, and Brazil. She has participated on collaborative interdisciplinary projects on nutritional anthropology, and gender and development in Ecuador. Guerrón-Montero is author of several articles and book chapters published in the United States, Latin America, and Europe. She is a fellow of the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) and the Salzburg Seminars. Guerrón-Montero has served on the executive boards of several sections and committees of the American Anthropological Association, SfAA, and the Latin American Studies Association. (cguerron@udel.edu)

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