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Student and Alumni Present Papers at Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting

A current student and two alumni of the Anthropology Department presented their research papers at a session on “Bridging Anthropology across Disciplines: Praxis, Preparation, and Research Partnerships,” organized by Dr. Victor Garcia for the annual meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology.

Carie Heckert (M.A. candidate, Department of Sociology, and Anthropology alumna, IUP) presented “A Typology for Understanding Depression in Latina Immigrants”, based on her research in Indiana County; Megan Bond (Ph.D. student, Department of Anthropology, SMU, and Anthropology alumna, IUP) presented “One Link in the Chain of Labor Migration: A Household Economy in Guanajuato, Mexico,” based on her IUP Ethnographic Field School work; and Qiana Lightner (McNair scholar, departments of Anthropology and Sociology, IUP) presented “The Educational Plight of Blacks and Latinos at Indiana University of Pennsylvania” based on her McNair Research.

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