Dr. Kate Centellas
Croft Associate Professor of Anthropology and International Studies

Kate M. Centellas joined the Croft Institute in the fall of 2009 as Croft Assistant Professor of Anthropology and International Studies, specializing in urban Bolivia.  She received her undergraduate degree in biology with a secondary concentration in anthropology from the University of Chicago and completed her Ph.D. in anthropology at the University of Chicago in 2008.  Her work focuses on the field of bioscientific and biomedical research in contemporary Bolivia and how it relates to indigenous and regional social movements.  She has conducted extensive fieldwork in La Paz.  Her research interests include anthropology of science and medicine, gender studies, indigenous political movements, and urban anthropology.  In 2010 she began the Bolivia Field School in La Paz. Students get hands-on social scientific and ethnographic training in La Paz and conduct original research during the program.

kmcentel at olemiss dot edu
Lamar Hall 561
Office Phone
(662) 915-7129
Office Hours
TTh 10-12 or By Appointment
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