Martha Kaplan

Professor of Anthropology
Martha Kaplan

Martha Kaplan joined the Vassar faculty in 1990. She graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1979 and received her PhD in Anthropology in 1988 from the University of Chicago. A cultural and political anthropologist of colonial and postcolonial societies, her recent work focuses on the anthropology of water, nation and environmental imagination.

BA, Bryn Mawr College; MA, PhD, University of Chicago
At Vassar since 1990


Blodgett Hall
Box 220

Research and Academic Interests

Political Anthropology

Departments and Programs

In the Media