Professor of Anthropology
523 Varner Hall
(248) 370-2429

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Gender roles, cross-cultural analysis


Selected Publications

To Have and to Hit: Anthropological Perspectives on Wife-Beating. Co-edited with Dorothy Counts and Jacquelyn Campbell. Champaign, Ill.: University of Illinois Press,1999.

Women among Women: Anthropological Perspectives on Female Age Hierarchies. Co-edited with Jeanette Dickerson-Putman. Champaign, Ill.:University of Illinois Press,1998.

Lives of Middle-Aged Women. In Women in the Third World:An Encyclopedia of Contemporary Issues. Nelly Stromquist, ed. Pp.246-251. New York: Garland, 1998.

Courses Taught
AN 102 Culture and Human Nature
An 305 The Life Course in Anthropological Perspective
AN 310 Psychological Anthropology
AN 381 Peoples and First Nations of North America
AN 337 Women's Lives in Cross-Cultural Perspective