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Research Interests

Religion, Disability, Visual Anthropology, History and Anthropology, Social Theory and Theology; Uganda, East/Central Africa (Great Lakes), North America.


(2014-15) Preliminary (4 months): Christian disability ministries, southern, western, and central Uganda.

(2013) Preliminary (2.5 months): Christian disability ministries, California.



(2015) Susan Reynolds Whyte, ed., Second Chances: Surviving AIDS in Uganda. Social Anthropology (forthcoming).

(2013) The 36th Annual Margaret Mead Film Festival. Visual Anthropology Review 29(1):72-75.


(2010) “Best and Promising Practices in Accessible and Affordable Housing.” The State of Housing in America in the 21st Century: A Disability Perspective. Washington, DC: National Council on Disability. (With Mary Lou Breslin).

(2010) “Killing Us Softly: The Dangers of Legalizing Assisted Suicide.” Disability and Health 3:16-30. (With Marilyn Golden).

(2009) The Current State of Health Care for People with Disabilities. Washington, DC: National Council on Disability. (Contributor).

(2007) Settlement as Development: Turning Points in the Covey Land Claim. George, South Africa: Southern Cape Land Committee.


(2016) The Ladies. 13 min. Synopsis: For 50 years, a group of Ukrainian women has gathered in New York’s East Village to make dumplings for their church. This observational short offers an evocative portrait of “the ladies” and the work that brings them together. (In Ukrainian with English subtitles).

Screenings include: 39th Margaret Mead Film Festival, American Museum of Natural History (Oct. 22-25, 2015)