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Susan Brin Hyatt

Campus Address: CA 413E
Phone: (317)278-4548
Fax: (317)278-5220
Email: suhyatt@iupui.edu
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Associate Professor of Anthropology; Adjunct Associate Professor of Anthropology (Bloomington); Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Philanthropy.


B.A. Grinnell College 1976
M.A. University of Michigan 1980
Ph.D. University of Massachusetts-Amherst 1996

Academic Interests

Urban anthropology, service learning and ethnographic methods, social movements, anthropology of policy, anthropology of contemporary Europe and North America.


On sabbatical 2012-2013


Grinnell College Alumni Award (2001),
Distinguished Teaching Award (2003),
College of Liberal Arts, Temple University. Boyer Scholar, 2006-07 Trustees Teaching Award, 2008, 2012, School of Liberal Arts Indiana Campus Compact Brian Douglas Hiltunen Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Scholarship of Engagement, 2010 Chancellor's Faculty Award for Civic Engagement, 2012 Distinguished Harman Scholar of Applied Anthropology, Long Beach State University, Fall 2012.


“Universities and Neoliberal Models of Urban Development: Using Ethnographic Fieldwork to Understand the ‘Death and Rebirth of North Central Philadelphia, ’” Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 2010. “What was neoliberalism and what comes next? The Transformation of Citizenship in the Law-and-Order State,” in Policy Worlds: Anthropology and the Anatomy of Contemporary Power, edited by Peró, Davide, Cris Shore, Susan Wright. Berghahn Press, 2011, pp. 205-223. “The Work of Being Governed: From the Welfare State to the ‘Big Society,” in The Anthropology of Government, edited by Kendra Coulter and William Schumann, Palgrave Press, forthcoming September 2012.


Grant Reviewer, Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, 2010-2012. Grant Reviewer, Graduate Fellowships, Geography, Economics and Public Policy Panel, National Science Foundation, February 2005, 2009, Washington DC. American Anthropological Association, Committee on Public Policy, Undesignated Seat #7, November 2012-November 2015. American Anthropological Association External Reviewer Panel, 2012-2015. Co-Chair COPAA (Consortium of Practicing and Applied Anthropology Programs), 2011-2015. Board Member, Association for Feminist Anthropology, 2011-2014. Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program, National Steering Committee Member, 2008- present

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