Faculty Profile

Carolyn Sawin, PhD

Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology

Ph.D. University of Washington, Sociocultural Anthropology
M.A. University of Washington, Sociocultural Anthropology

Areas of Expertise:

Anthropology of Education; Anthropology of Religion; Race and Ethnicity; Medical Anthropology; Native North America; Refugees

Courses I Teach:

  • Culture, Illness, and Healing
  • Engaged Theory and Methods
  • Introduction to Anthropology
  • Native Americans in Popular Culture

Further Interests:

I am a classically trained cellist and currently play in a newly formed string ensemble on campus. I love to travel (I have been to 37 states, 9 Canadian provinces, and 11 other countries) and to read memoirs and good fiction.

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