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Alma Gottlieb,
The Conversation

Alma Gottlieb is a cultural anthropologist who has lectured and conducted research around the world for more than 35 years on topics including young children, families, and motherhood; women's body issues and other components of the gendered experience; indigenous religious practices; ethnographic writing; and contemporary African immigrant and diaspora experiences. She is the author of multiple books including A World of Babies: Imagined Childcare Guides for Eight Societies, co-edited with psychologist, Judy DeLoache. She has held teaching and research appointments at Princeton University, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (Paris), Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium), Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Políticas/ Universidade Técnica de Lisboa (Lisbon), Université National de Côte d'Ivoire (Abidjan), University of Virginia, Lewis and Clark College, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Having retired from full-time teaching, she is currently a visiting scholar in anthropology at Brown University.

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