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Dr. Alisha R. Winn

Dr. Alisha Winn

Dr. Alisha R. Winn
Assistant Professor

Office: Williams, Room 213
Phone: (910) 672-1534
Fax: (910) 672-1378
Email: awinn1@uncfsu.edu

Office Hours (Spring 2014)
M    12 pm - 3 pm,
T    10:30 am - 12:30 pm (by appointment only),
W     1:15 pm - 4:15 pm,
or by appointment

Biography
Dr. Alisha Winn is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology. She received her Ph.D. from the University of South Florida in Applied Anthropology, and her M.A degree from Georgia State University in Anthropology.  She received Bachelor of Arts degrees in Sociology from Bethune-Cookman University, and Anthropology from Florida Atlantic University. Dr. Winn has worked on community research projects focusing on immigrants in the US, Mexican women in disaster response, heritage preservation, museums, elders and youth, and incorporating African American history and culture in the curriculum of public school systems using ethnographic research and oral narratives. Her research includes the historic African American insurance company, Atlanta Life, and its multiple roles in the African American community, and African American working class populations related to educational disparities, employment, and identity.

Courses Taught
ANTH 210 - Introduction to Anthropology
ANTH 310 - Cross Cultural Studies in Anthropology
African American Anthropology
Anthropology of American Culture
Applied Anthropology 
Ethnographic Research Methods

Areas of Research Interest
Identity and Representation
Race, Class, and Ethnicity
African American Museums
Heritage Preservation
African American Culture
Youth impact on learning Black history from community elders instead of textbooks

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