Christine Folch

Performance Without Community is Suspect, Hispanopía, and What the Jessica Krug Debacle Reveals about Academia

Simply put, this is what happens when there’s not enough diversity in leadership positions throughout academia. In fact, it is a result of a kind of myopia, hispanopía—the “grotesque structural … Continue reading

September 11, 2020 · 3 Comments

International Research Travel with an Infant

I’m an anthropologist. Almost by definition that means I travel a lot for research. And, to be completely honest, that’s not incidental… it’s one of the reasons I was drawn … Continue reading

May 17, 2018 · 1 Comment

Engaged Research in Paraguay: How & Why

At the end of a lively question and answer exchange, a college-aged member of the crowd raised his hand and asked me the hardest question I’ve even gotten about my … Continue reading

March 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Ph.D. Advice: How to pick classes in grad school

Much like my anthro article that’s about to come out in print, I’ve been working on this “advice for grad students” for *several* years. It’s time, I think, for it … Continue reading

September 1, 2016 · 2 Comments