- Ph.D. 1999, Sociocultural Anthropology, University of Washington
Development and political economy; gender; globalization,sustainability and climate change; social movements; education; medical anthropology; critical theory; the Himalayan region, India and the United States.
Klenk, Rebecca M. (forthcoming). “Gandhi's Other Daughter: Sarala Devi and Lakshmi Ashram” Himalaya (special gender issue).
Klenk, Rebecca M. 2010. Educating Activists: Development and Gender in the Making of Modern Gandhians.Lanham & Plymouth: Lexington Books/ Rowman & Littlefield.
Klenk, Rebecca M. 2004. “Seeing Ghosts” Ethnography 5(2): 229-47.
Klenk, Rebecca M. 2004. "'Who is the Developed Woman?' Women in Development Discourse, Kumaon, India" Development and Change (35)1: 57-78.
Klenk, Rebecca M. 2003. "'Difficult Work': Becoming Developed" in Regional Modernities: The Cultural Politics of Development in India, edited by K. Sivaramakrishnan and Arun Agrawal, StanfordUniversity Press and Oxford University Press, pp. 99-121.
Dr. Klenk will be on leave as a Fulbright Scholar in India January-June 2014.
Dr. Rebecca Klenk
Interdisciplinary Programs in Women's Studies, Global Studies & Asian Studies
Department of Anthropology
& Disasters, Displacement & Human Rights Program
Center for the Study of Social Justice
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