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

  • Affiliation(s)
    • Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • About

    Interests: Peasant society, religion, gender, historical anthropology, photography, life stories, feminist ethnography; Spain, Mexico, Cuba, Latinas/os. 


    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