Alumni News Spotlight

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    Naomi Glenn-Levin Rodriguez (PhD, 2013) Publishes Book on Immigration, Foster Care, Citizenship

    Naomi Glenn-Levin Rodriguez (PhD, 2013) has published a book entitled "Fragile Families: Foster Care, Immigration, and Citizenship", based on research conducted in the San Diego-Tijuana region between 2008 and 2012. 
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    Recent Grad Reflects on Path from Anthropology to Clinical Psychology

    Recent graduate Gabryel Tobias Gutierrez (B.A., 2014) reflects on the ways that anthropology, as a study of culture, can inform clinical psychology.
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    Dr. Marissa Ramsier (PhD UCSC) featured on Today Show for Testing Gorilla

    UCSC Anthropology graduate Dr. Marissa Ramsier was invited to the Jacksonville Zoo in Jacksonville, Fla., to perform hearing tests on a gorilla that was suspected to be deaf. The visit was featured on NBC’s Today’s Show. Ramsier is currently an assistant professor at Humboldt State University.
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    Kristen Cheney, Ph.D. 2004, Publishes Book

    Kristen Cheney, a 2004 Ph.D. recipient from the Department of Anthropology, has published a new book entitled Crying For Our Elders, regarding crucial aspects of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa and how this crisis has been read - and misread - by humanitarian organizations. Cheney is currently an associate professor of children and youth studies at the International Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, Netherlands.

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    Chelsey Juarez, Ph.D. 2011, Featured for Volunteering with Sheriff

    Chelsey Juarez, Ph.D. 2011, made the Charlotte Observer for her contributions to the Wake County Sheriff's Office in North Carolina.  Dr. Juarez is currently an Assistant Professor at North Carolina State University.  Beyond her career in academia, Dr. Juarez volunteers her time and expertise in forensic anthropology to help law enforcement solve crimes.  

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