|Saint Michael's Department of Sociology and Anthropology|
Adrie Suzanne Kusserow
Professor Kusserow strongly encourages both service work and field work to be an integral part of her anthropology classes. She is also a strong proponent of study abroad.
Adrie Kusserow has most recently done field work on Sudanese refugees in Burlington, Vermont and Kampala Uganda. She has also done field work in India and Nepal on Tibetan Buddhism and the spread of Buddhism to the West, as well as social class and conceptions of the child in New York City. Professor Kusserow is also a poet whose ethnographic poetry most often appears in the journal Anthropology and Humanism. She lives in Underhill Center where she was born, with her husband, Robert Lair, a lecturer in religious studies and Peace and Justice, and her two children, Ana Grace, age 6, and Willem, age 3.
Recent Prizes and Books
Recent poems and articles have been published in Anthropology and Humanism, Ethos, Journal of Anthropological Research and Stanford Social Innovation Review