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Wahlberg, Katherine (PhD)

Instructor II
Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences
Office: WH 0232
Phone: 239-590-1413
Email: kwahlber@fgcu.edu

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Education

Ph.D. Comparative Studies, Anthropology and Film & Media Studies, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
Dissertation: The Centrality of Self in Response to Humanitarianism: An Ethnographic Approach to the Global Peace Film Festival/

M.A. Anthropology, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
Thesis: A Cultural Analysis of Children and Parenting as Portrayed in Hollywood Films of the 1990’s/

B.A. with Honors in Anthropology, New York University, New York, NY
Honors Thesis: An Analysis of the Long Bones of Gibbons and Macaques

Research and Teaching Interests

Visual anthropology
Media Anthropology
Folklore
Linguistic Anthropology
South Asia/India
Film Festivals
Oral Histories
Human Rights
Identity
Popular Culture