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Lisa Cliggett
Professor of Anthropology
Past Chair (2016-2021) Anthropology Dept.
Past Editor (2011-2015), Economic Anthropology (Wiley Blackwell Journal)

Born in New York City, but growing up outside of San Francisco, CA, I oscillated between these two coastal regions, with a number of international sojourns, until coming to rest in Lexington KY in 1999.

Contact Information
201A Lafferty Hall
859 257-2796
PhD/MA, Indiana University, Bloomington
BA, Connecticut College (Anthropology, Psychology)
Research Interests
  • Political Ecology
  • Sustainability and Environmental Change
  • Household Political Economy
  • Kinship-Family and Social Organization
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Zambia
  • Gwembe Tonga Research Project
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Digital Data Management
  • gender
  • aging and life course
  • livelihoods
  • Migration and New Land Settlement
  • Politcal Economy
  • African American and Africana Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Environmental and Sustainability Studies
  • Social Theory
  • Commonwealth Institute for Black Studies