Ulysse Authors Huffington Post Story on Urban Anthropologist

Gina Ulysse

Gina Ulysse

Gina Athena Ulysse, associate professor of anthropology, associate professor of African American studies, wrote a new piece for The Huffington Post, titled, “Arlene Torres or Why Anthropology Still Matters (Part II).” The article features Arlene Torres, a Hunter College professor and leading expert in urban anthropology. She recently was awarded a grant by the National Parks Service to conduct an ethnographic study of community formations in Paterson, N.J., where over 50 different ethnic groups reside.

Torres notes, “parks will need to understand the new ethnic groups that become their neighbors so that they may establish collaborative relationships across linguistic and cultural boundaries.”

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