Why Anthropology Still Matters: Faye V. Harrison

The latest piece by Gina Athena Ulysse from her running series on the Huffington Post, Why Anthropology Still Matters, offers an engaging look into the work of anthropologist Faye V. Harrison.

“Needless to say, Harrison has shattered ceilings as the first Black person and only the second woman to take the helm in the history of this organization that was founded in 1948, but with an earlier predecessor organization by a different name dating back to 1865. Harrison believes her leadership “signals that the organization is taking an explicit ‘decolonial turn.’” News of her presidency was met with support from colleagues.”

Read the entire piece by Gina Athena Ulysse on the Huffington Post: Faye V. Harrison and Why Anthropology Still Matters

Faye V Harrison

Anthropologist Faye V. Harrison, professor, Anthropology & African American Studies, University of Florida

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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