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Research ·

Start a Business, Make a Home: PhD Grad on Local Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Antoaneta Tileva examined immigrant businesses in Mount Rainier, Md., Takoma Park, Md., and Falls Church, Va.
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Heather Kirkland

Research ·

Research to Mitigate the Impact of Disasters on Underserved Communities

Heather Kirkland is not a traditional Ph.D. student. She works full-time as a budget officer and trainer at American University while pursuing a Ph.D. in Anthropology. Learn about her important research in Emergency Management.
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Research ·

The Future of Capitalism? AU Grad Student Says Look at Honduras

While earning her PhD in anthropology, Beth Geglia spent a year filming and interviewing Hondurans.
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Professor of Anthropology Chap Kusimba

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Chap Kusimba Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

American University Professor of Anthropology Chapurukha “Chap” Kusimba has been elected as a fellow to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS), the prestigious honorary society of world leaders, innovators, artists, and academics.
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