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Jeanette Dickerson-Putman

Campus Address: CA 433
Phone: (317) 274-2995
Email: jdickere@iupui.edu
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Associate Professor of Anthropology
Adjunct Associate Professor of Women's Studies


B.A. Eisenhower College 1974
M.A. Arizona State University 1981
Ph.D. Bryn Mawr College 1986

Academic Interests

Economic development, economic anthropology, gender, gender and development, aging, life course transitions, genderand aging, applied anthropology, religious economy, field methodology, Oceania, and Western Europe


Include Richard Kalish Innovative Publication Award from Gerontological Society of America 1995


Co-author, The Aging Experience: Diversity and Commonality Across Cultures(Thousand Oaks 1994)
Co-editor/editor, special issues of Urban Anthropology, and Studies of Cultural Systems and World Economy, Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, and Pacific Studies
Co-editor, Women Among Women: Anthropological Perspectives on Female Age Hierarchies(University of Illinois Press,1998)
Author of numerous articles


Member, Indianapolis Retirement Home Board of Directors;
Co-Organizer, Indianapolis Anthropological Network;
member, Society for Applied Anthropology Executive Committee;
and member, School of Liberal Arts Academic Affairs Committee

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