Dr. Eileen Rose Walsh | American University of Sharjah


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


PhD, Anthropology (cultural), Concentration: Gender, Development, China, Temple University, United States, 2001
BA, Philosophy And East Asian Studies, Harvard University, United States, 1988

Professional experience

Departmental Lecturer, School For Interdisciplinary And Area Studies,contemporary Chinese Studies, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, 2015 - 2016
Visiting Assistant Professor, Sociology & Global Studies,, Loyola University Maryland, MD, United States, 2014 - 2015
Lecturer, Asian Studies, Univesity of Sydney, New south wales, Australia, 2010 - 2014
Departmental Lecturer, Course Coordinator, Mphil Course Director, Institute For Chinese Studies, University of Oxford, 2008 - 2010
Luce Assistant Professor, Anthropology, Skidmore College, NY, United States, 2004 - 2008
Assistant Professor, Anthropology, Lawrence University, WI, United States, 2003 - 2004
Postdoctoral Associate And Lecturer, Asian Studies, Yale University, CT, United States, 2002 - 2003
Lecturer, Women's Studies, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, United States, 2001 - 2002


Society for Applied Anthropology, SfAA, National, American-based organization to promote networking and sharing among applied anthropologists., 2017
Association for Asian Studies, AAS, International, International Organization for the study of the various regions of Asia both within and across disciplines., 2000
American Anthropological Association, AAA, International, Largest professional organization of anthropologists., 1996
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