Lamia Karim, Associate Director
Lamia Karim (B.A 1984 Brandeis University; M.A. 1993 University of Michigan; Ph.D. 2002 Rice University) is an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Oregon in Eugene. Her research interests are in globalization, gender, human rights, and social movements. She has published numerous scholarly articles in anthropology journals (Cultural Dynamics, Political and Legal Anthropology, Contemporary South Asia) on gender and globalization, and chapters in edited volumes. Her research has been supported with two postdoctoral fellowships from the Rockefeller Foundation and grants from the National Science Foundation, Fulbright Foundation, Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation and the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research. Dr. Karim’s forthcoming book is entitled Microfinance and Its Discontents: Women in Debt in Bangladesh and is being published through the University of Minnesota Press (Spring 2011).
Tel: (541) 346-6393 (CSWS); (541) 346-5095 (Anthropology)
Email: lamia (at) uoregon.edu