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Professor Claudia Strauss’s New Book Takes an Anthropological Approach to Politics

Caludia Strauss Political Sentiments book coverClaremont, Calif. (May 24, 2018)–Pitzer College Professor of Anthropology Claudia Strauss’s new book, Political Sentiments and Social Movements: The Person in Politics and Culture, explores how ordinary people construct political meanings, form political identities and engage—or don’t—in politics. Strauss co-edited and contributed a chapter to the anthology, which is published by Palgrave MacMillan. Political Sentiments [Read More...]
May 24, 2018
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Pitzer Professor Wins Grant to Hold 2015 Workshop on “Political Subjectivities”

Professor of Anthropology Claudia StraussClaremont, Calif. (November 25, 2014)—Pitzer College Professor of Anthropology Claudia Strauss and two co-principal investigators received a Lemelson/Society for Psychological Anthropological Conference Fund grant from the American Anthropological Association’s Society for Psychological Anthropology to hold a workshop on “Culture and Political Subjectivities” at Columbia University in May 2015. The two-and-a-half day workshop will cover anthropological [Read More...]
November 25, 2014
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Pitzer College Professor Claudia Strauss Receives NSF and Wenner-Gren Foundation Grants

Claremont, Calif. (May 9, 2012) — Pitzer College Professor of Anthropology Claudia Strauss has received grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Wenner-Gren Foundation to conduct research on the experiences and views of the unemployed in Southern California. Strauss’ two-year-long project will examine how unemployed men and women from different classes and ethnic [Read More...]
May 9, 2012