College / Department

Teaching areas

Anthropology, Cultural Geography, Women's Studies, Asian Studies - China

Research areas

China, gender, development, ethnicity, nationalism, tourism, migration, social justice, domestic violence


Additional:Massachusetts State Certification for Secondary School - Social Studies, Harvard School of Education
BA, Harvard University, Philosophy and Chinese
MA, Anthropology, Temple University, 1998
PhD Anthropology, Temple University, 2001

Professional experience

University of Oxford School for Interdisciplinary and Area Studies, 2015 – 2016
Loyola University Maryland, Sociology & Global Studies, 2014 – 2015
University of Sydney, Asian Studies, 2010 – 2014
University of Oxford, Institute for Chinese Studies, 2008 – 2010
Skidmore College, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work, 2004 – 2008


American Anthropological Association, Association for Asian Studies

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