UCI anthropology alumni spotlights
- September 27, 2018
- Learn more about recent Ph.D. graduates
Emily Brooks (Ph.D. 2017): AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow for 2018-19 working with the Cultural Resources Program at the National Park Service Climate Change Response Program in Washington D.C. The National Park Service Climate Change Response Program (CCRP) is a cross-disciplinary program that provides guidance, training, technical expertise, project funding, and educational products that support action to preserve the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park Service (NPS). Brooks is among 275 scientists and engineers who will spend a year serving professionally in federal agencies and congressional offices. As highly trained scientists and engineers, the U.S. government benefits from the contributions of STPF fellows, while they learn first-hand about federal policymaking and implementation.
Georgia Hartman (Ph.D. 2017): received the UCMEXUS/CONACYT Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, at the
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México in the Instituto de Investigaciones Sociales
working with Antonio Azuela de la Cueva on a project titled "Understanding the Relationship
between Home, Security, and Gender in Mexico."
Robert Kett (Ph.D. 2015): Public Programs & Communications Officer at the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation at UC Berkeley 2018. Robbie is completing his term as the 2017-18 Emerging Curator at the Canadian Centre for Architecture and Curatorial Assistant of Architecture + Design at SF MOMA, and you can catch his last exhibition at SF MOMA from September 8-November 25, Mexico '68: Design and Dissent.
Jennifer Chase (Ph.D. 2008): Foresight and Trends Senior Analyst at Toyota. In this position, Jennifer tracks social, technological, economic, environmental and political trends that may impact the automotive industry at a time when the industry is re-creating itself as a mobility industry. She gives presentations to groups throughout the Toyota world, and lead workshops to help Toyota team members apply the trends to their specific jobs.