June 11, Anthropology Welcomes New Lecturer
Sara Withers is a cultural anthropologist whose interests include gender, the family, and work in Latin America and the United States. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from Bowdoin College in 1999, and a joint Master’s in Anthropology and Women’s Studies from Brandeis University in 2002. She earned her Doctorate in Anthropology from Brandeis University in 2009, where her dissertation addressed questions and debates surrounding gender, motherhood, and work among middle-class teachers in Oaxaca, Mexico. In addition to teaching anthropology and writing at NHTI, most recently, Sara has worked on an oral history project with the Center for Humanities at UNH, recording the lives and stories of immigrants and refugees in New Hampshire.