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Full name: Prof. Nancy Lundgren (PhD)
Department of Sociology
University of Cape Coast
1997 - present
Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana
1996 - 1997
Associate Professor of Anthropology with tenure, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio, USA
1995 - 1996
Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana
1987 - 1997
Assistant and Associate Professor of Anthropology with tenure, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio, USA

Ph.D, Anthropology, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA

Dissertation Title: "Socialization of Children In Belize: Identity, 'Race' And Power within the World Political Economy"

1985 - 1987
Instructor, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
1980 - 1981, 1983
Instructor, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, USA
M.A., Anthropology, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA
B.A., Sociology, University of Hawaii, USA
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Specialization :
Areas of Specialization

  • The African Diaspora
  • Child Socialization
  • Economic Anthropology
  • Family
  • Reproduction of Systems of Inequality: Gender, 'Race', Class
  • Africa
Courses :
Selected Courses Taught

  • Women in Cross-Cultural Perspective
  • Feminist Theory
  • The African Diaspora
  • Economic Anthropology
  • Special Topics: Africa
  • Peoples and Cultures of the Middle East
  • The Anthropology of Ideology and Religion
  • Issues in Development
  • Anthropological Theory
  • Introduction to Self, Society and Culture
  • Love, Sex and Power
  • Comparative Social Institutions
  • Poverty in the Core and Periphery, Women in Development
  • Race, Ethnicity, Minority Groups and Refugees
  • Introduction to Sociology
Papers Presented:
  • "Women, Postmodernism and the 'Development' Dilemma", Presented at Senior Women's Caucus, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana, 1996
  • "The Commodification of Ethnicity: The Case of Belize". Presented at Annual Belize Congress, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida, 1993
  • "Women and Work in Belize". Presented in a special session to honor the late Sylvia Forman, at American Anthropological Association Meetings, San Francisco, California, 1993
  • "The Internationalization of Women's Studies' Courses: 'Race', Class, Ethnicity and Identity in the Postmodern Age". Presented at the Fifth International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women, University of Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica, 1993
  • "Uneven Expansion of Capital and the Contradictions of Women's positions in Belize: Development in the 1990's". Presented at the XV Annual Conference of the Caribbean Studies Association, Trinidad and Tobago, 1990
  • "Racism and Education: Children of the African Diaspora". Presented at the Great Lakes Colleges Black Studies Conference, Earlham College, 1989
  • "African-American Family and the World Capitalist System: A Theoretical Contribution to the Nature of the Reproduction of Social Inequality". Presented at the Central States Anthropological Society Annual Meetings, St. Louis, Missouri, 1988
  • "Let the Children Speak: A Study of Socialization in Belize". Presented at the XII Annual Congress of the Caribbean Studies Association, Belize City, Belize, Central America, 1987
  • "Blond-Haired Dolls and Blue-Eyed Christs: The Impact of Colonialism on the Development of Children's Ethnic Identity in Belize". Presented at the 85th Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Association, 1986
  • "Women, Social Reproduction and the Family: Feminist Practice and Theory". Presented at the National Women's Studies Association Meetings, Rutgers University, Rutgers, New Jersey, 1984
  • "Children in Crisis: A Study of Child Abuse and Neglect in a Contemporary Urban Poverty Area". Presented at the Northeastern Anthropological Association Meetings, Syracuse, New York, 1983
Work in Progress:
  • "Disappearing Dodos: Reflections on Women and Academic Freedom in Ghana". Chapter with Mansah Prah to be included in forthcoming volume on Contexts of Gender in Africa: Dilemmas and Challenges of Feminist Research. For The Nordic Africa Institute In Uppsala, Sweden on Sexuality Gender and Society in Africa
  • Women, Self, Identity and Change Among the Tallensi of Northern Ghana
  • Origins and Contemporary Impact of Cement on Social, Political, Economic and Spiritual Life of Ghana
  • "The Corporatization of the Academy", Paper with Mansah Prah
  • Globalizing Ghana: An Ethnography
  • Ongoing work and research with the District Assembly and villages in the Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese District in the Central Region of Ghana
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