Jessaca Leinaweaver
Jessaca Leinaweaver

Graduate Student Lounge
Susan Campbell Hall
1431 Johnson Lane
UO campus

A Public Talk by Dr. Jessaca Leinaweaver: “Collaborative Research on Children, Caregiving, and Migration in Peru”

Jessaca Leinaweaver conducts research in cultural anthropology and anthropological demography within Peru and the Peruvian diaspora. She has published on informal child fostering in the urban Andes, aging in Andean Peru, and transnational adoption and migration from Peru to Spain. She is an associate professor of anthropology at Brown University. She won the Margaret Mead Award for her first book, The Circulation of Children: Kinship, Adoption, and Morality in Andean Peru (Duke, 2008).

Sponsored by the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society’s Américas Research Interest Group.