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Associate Professor, Anthropology
Faculty Associate, Research Center for Group Dynamics

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Contact Information:
Major Projects:
  • Child Health in the Dogon of Mali: A longitudinal study, from infancy, of the social factors that influence child growth and child health in the Dogon of Mali. This data is intended to help inform policy on international development (1998-present, NSF).
  • Patrilineal Kinship in the Dogon of Mali. Examines the relationship between culture and biology through study of mtDNA, Y chromosome DNA and patrilineal kinship in the Dogon of Mali (2001-present, NSF).
Country:
  • Mali
Schools:
  • Institute for Social Research
  • Anthropology