Ruth Behar

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Ruth Behar

Victor Haim Perera Collegiate Professor of Anthropology

228-A West Hall, 1085 S. University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48209-1107

Office Location(s): 228-A West Hall
Phone: 734.936.0365
rbehar@umich.edu
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  • Affiliation(s)
    • Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
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  • Education
    • B.A., Wesleyan University, 1977
    • M.A., Princeton University, 1980
    • Ph.D., Princeton University, 1983
  • Awards
    • 1988, MacArthur Prize Fellow
    • 1995, John Simon Guggenheim Fellow
    • LSA Teaching and Research Awards
    • UM Graduate Mentoring Award
  • Research Areas of Interest
    • Peasant society
    • religion and gender
    • historical anthropology
    • photography and life stories, feminist ethnography
    • Spain, Mexico, Cuba, Latinas/os