2106 Women In STEM workshop award winner
assistant professor, Department of Anthropology
The Dynamics of Gender in Matrilineal Kinship Systems
Her project focuses on gender roles in systems of kinship that are biased toward females. Her workshop in February 2017 will bring together leading experts on kinship and gender to evaluate current thoughts and evidence surrounding the relative importance of different caregivers in matrilineal kinship systems and to shed light on causes and outcomes of female autonomy.