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Student Spotlight: Elizabeth Schierbeek

Student Spotlight: Elizabeth Schierbeek

Elizabeth Schierbeek is currently working on her capstone, a thesis involving extensive fieldwork with the Maijuna community in rural Peru titled “Community Position Statements as Tools for Biocultural Conservation and Social Change: An Environmental Justice Case Study from the Peruvian Amazon.”  

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MAIS Faculty -- Year in Review

MAIS Faculty -- Year in Review

Interdisciplinary Studies concentration heads wear many hats. Because Mason is primarily a research university, faculty are first and foremost researchers, who produce new knowledge in their respective fields. Second, they are teachers who work with students in traditional classroom settings and as advisors to graduate students conducting their own research. And third, they serve as academic advisors and administrators, to Interdisciplinary Studies but also their home departments and even to the College of Humanities & Social Sciences itself. We are grateful for all their efforts!  

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Life Along the U.S.-Mexico Border in 2019

Life Along the U.S.-Mexico Border in 2019

What is life like along the southern border in today's political climate? Professor Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera went to the border to find out. Hear the border expert discuss her travels along the border on Tuesday, Dec. 3rd.

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Immigrant Stories Project Adds Pakistan

Immigrant Stories Project Adds Pakistan

The Immigrant Stories Project includes information about immigrants from Pakistan living in the Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD metro areas. In addition to a fact sheet and analysis, there is also a new inspirational interview with a Pakistani immigrant.

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Prof. Gilman Publishes New Book

Prof. Gilman Publishes New Book

Dr. Lisa Gilman, Professor in Folklore Studies, English, Public Humanities, has published a new book with John Fenn, Handbook for Folklore and Ethnomusicology Fieldwork (Indiana University Press, 2019).

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