Alumni

Where they are and what they do

Adam Levine ’08

Adam Levine, former anthro major and Rhodes Scholar, was named deputy director of The Toledo Museum of Art.

“These three proven leaders are key to ushering the Toledo Museum of Art into its next exciting phase of growth and development,” said director Brian Kennedy. “We are fortunate to have them share their broad strategic talents and contributions as part of our senior management team.” From article in Artforum.com

To read the full article in Artforum.com click here

Adam Kraus '14

Adam Kraus is currently finishing a dual MD-MPH degree at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where he is focusing on global health. Prior to starting medical school, Adam spent a year working in rural Haiti on community-based health programming (water treatment, traditional birth attendants, mobile clinics, chronic disease treatment). In his words: "My Anthropology degree has undergirded all of my work after graduation. The critical lens through which I learned to appraise situations during the degree informs my interactions with my patients, as well as my global health work. I am passionate about integrating social sciences with medicine to better solve systemic problems afflicting low-income and marginalized communities and provide better preventive healthcare for these populations".

Bridget Alex '08

is a graduate student in the Department of Anthropology and Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University. Her research interests are: Dietary and environmental reconstructions, stable isotopes, Paleolithic Europe. Bridget presented a poster at the American Association of Physical Anthropology Meeting. Her research was funded by the Claire Garber Goodman Fund.

Benjamin Jastrzembski '08

Ten years ago, Dr. James Saunders, a DHMC otolaryngologist, founded Mayflower Medical Outreach, a nonprofit organization that provides hearing-related health services in Nicaragua.... read the full article in Dartmouth Medicine Winter 2009 and view the videos at http://dartmed.dartmouth.edu/winter09/html/uphill_battle_we/

Marylin Morano Lord '95

Marylin Morano Lord teaches world history, US history and anthropology at Kimball Union Academy. A proponent of the creative use of technology, she introduced an innovative approach to teaching world history using a video simulation called Civilization III that has become the model for fellow educators and has prompted the manufacturer to institute an educational division. Lyn, together with network administrator Miranda Clemson, has introduced KUTube, the first YOUTube-style video sharing website at a secondary school, as an afternoon activity starting in 2007. In between classes she helps to coach skiing, advises Model UN, and is house head of Chellis.

Lacey Andrews Gale '92

Lacey Andrews Gale is a researcher at the Feinstein International Center at Tufts University (http://fic.tufts.edu/). She received her Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology and Population Studies from Brown University (2005). Her research covers issues related to refugees and the role of families in transnational livelihoods. Gale's recent publications examine humanitarian assistance, refugee camp life, and post-conflict society in West Africa. As a consultant for the International Rescue Committee she produced a photo-documentary and traveling exhibit focused on camp closure and repatriation among refugee populations in West Africa. She recently concluded a fieldwork project with the Sudanese Darfurian refugee population in Portland Maine which examined remittance-sending patterns to Sudan and Egypt. She has also collaborated with the United Somali Women of Maine to create an educational multi-media DVD-funded by the Maine Women's Fund and the Maine Humanities Council-which focuses on the lives of newly resettled Somali women and their families in Lewiston-Auburn. Her current international research focuses on child fostering practices in post-conflict Sierra Leone.