Laurie Price Faculty Profile

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Laurie  Price

Professor of Anthropology (Sociocultural and Applied)

Department of Anthropology, Geography & Environmental Studies

Courses Taught

Introduction to Anthropology
Viewing Diversity
South America
Medical Anthropology
Applied Anthropology
Field Course in Ethnography
Advanced Ethnographic Methods
Applied Anthropology
Pre-Internship Seminar
Internship Experience

Recent Scholarship

2003: Illness management, social alliance, and cultural identity in Quito, Ecuador. Ch. 12 In Medical Plauralisms in the Andes. Joan D. Koss-Chionio, Thomas Leatherman, and Christine Greenway, eds. New York, NY: Routledge. Pp209-233.
2002: Carrying Out a Structured Observation. Ch10 In Doing Cultural Anthropology, Michael V. Angrosino, ed. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press. Pp107-114.
Geographies of power and participatory planning: community case studies from Ecuador and the U.S. Laurie J. Price and Fernando Moreno Arteaga. High Plains Applied Anthropologist 1(22):55-57

2001: How Good is Graduate Training in Anthropology? Anthropology News. 42(5):5-6.
2001: The Mismatch Between Anthropology Graduate Training and the Work Lives of Graduates.
Practicing Anthropology 23(1):55-57
2000: Medical Anthropology from three points of view. Review of "Exploring Medical
Anthropology: (Joralemon), "Medical Anthropology and the World System"
(Baer, Singer and Susser), and "Understanding and Applying Medical Anthropology" (Brown). Medical Anthropology Quarterly March 14(1).
1999: Applied Archeology. Human Organization 58(3):226-239. (co-author, with C. Downum).

  • B.A. 1972, Anthropology, Stanford University
  • MPH 1977, Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Ph.D. 1985, Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Not teaching this semester.