Professor of Anthropology
& Women's Studies
Department of Anthropology
University of Connecticut
Beach Hall 428
354 Mansfield Road Unit 2176
Storrs, CT 06269-2176
Fax: (860) 486-1719
Trained in France and Australia, her specialties
in social anthropology include Australian
Aboriginal society and culture, urban theater
culture, iconography and visual systems, various
expressions of gender, ritual and social
organization, ethnicity and nationalism, gender
and identity, gender and health among Fourth
2009 “Diet, Diabetes, And Relatedness In A Central Australian Aboriginal Settlement: Some Qualitative Recommendations To Facilitate The Creation Of Culturally-Sensitive Health Promotion Initiatives.” In Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 20(3), pp. 202-207.
2007 “Canvassing Identities: Reflecting on the Acrylic Art Movement in an Australian Aboriginal Settlement” In Aboriginal History. Special Thirtieth Anniversary Volume Exchanging Histories, pp. 156-168
2004 “Shown But Not Shared, Presented but not Proffered: Redefining Ritual Identity Among Warlpiri Ritual Actors (1990-2000). The Australian Journal of Anthropology (formerly Mankind), vol 15(3), pp. 272-287.
2003 “The Engendering of Ceremonial Knowledge Between (and among) Warlpiri Women and Men in the Australian Central Desert.” Society for Economic Anthropology Monograph Series, Vol. 21,: Values and Valuables: From the Sacred to the Symbolic. Cynthia Werner and Duran Bell, (eds). Washington: American Anthropological Association and Altamira Press, pp.49-63.
1997 “A Body Painting in Translation,” in Rethinking Visual Anthropology, Howard Morphy & Marcus Banks (eds.). New Haven: Yale University Press, pp. 186-202. (Paperback edition published in 1999)
1992 “The Politics of Female Identity: Warlpiri Widows at Yuendumu.” Ethnology. October vol. 31 (4), pp. 337-350.