Why Anthropology Still Matters (Part II): Arlene Torres

Arlene Torres has recently been awarded a grant by the National Park Service to conduct an ethnographic study of community formations in Paterson, New Jersey, where over 50 different ethnic groups reside. The city is also home to the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park. ¬†Over the years, Torres’ contributions to the discipline include the various types of visible and invisible labor needed for both the production of knowledge and the functioning of universities. She reflects on her career in anthropology with Gina Athena Ulysse in her new series, Why Anthropology Still Matters on Huffington Post.

Read the entire piece by Gina Athena Ulysse on the Huffington Post: Arlene Torres or Why Anthropology Still Matters (Part II)

Anthropologist Arlene Torres.

Anthropologist Arlene Torres, Director of the Chancellor’s Latino Faculty Initiative at the City University of New York and Hunter College professor.

 

Gina Athena Ulysse, Anthropologist, author of the new Huff Post series, "Why Anthropology Still Matters."

Gina Athena Ulysse, Anthropologist, author of the new Huff Post series, “Why Anthropology Still Matters.”

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