Faculty Profile

Sociology and Anthropology Faculty

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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