Martha Kaplan

Professor of Anthropology

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

Contact

845-437-5504
Blodgett Hall
Box 220

Research and Academic Interests

Political Anthropology

Courses

ANTH 214 Scholarly Development
ANTH 262 Anthropological Approaches to Myth, Ritual and Symbol
ANTH 301 Senior Seminar

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