Researcher: Lacey Gale
2005 Brown University, Ph.D. in Anthropology. Dissertation: Home is Who You Make It:Place, Agency, and Relationships Among Fula Refugees in Guinea.
2001 Brown University, A.M. in Anthropology.
1998 Salt Center for Documentary Field Studies. Graduate study in photo-documentary fieldwork, theory, and techniques. Portland, Maine.
1992 DartmouthCollege, B.A. in Anthropology with minor in Environmental Studies.
2002-2003: Fulbright-Hayes Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship, Guinea.
2002-2003: Population Council Dissertation Fellowship in the Social Sciences, Guinea
2012: “Contingent Diasporas: Connecting Darfur to Maine” in Transnational Africa and Globalization. Eds. Olufemi Vaughan and Olufunke Olume. Palgrave MacMillan.
2011: “A Bridge between Two Worlds: Leadership among Resettled Sudanese Youth in an American City.” United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) New Issues in Refugee Research (Working Paper No. 211). www.unhcr.ch.
2011-2012 Project Scholar, Young Writers and Leaders Program, The Telling Room.
I am the project scholar for the Maine Humanities Council-funded ethnographic studies project with The Telling Room’s Young Writers and Leaders program, composed of refugee and immigrant high school students.