Professor Gifford specializes in cultural anthropology of the Middle East, particularly Syria, the greater Levant, and Iraq. She has conducted fieldwork in Syria and Jordan and travelled extensively throughout Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Israel, Palestine and Turkey.
PhD, Anthropology, Boston University | BA, Anthropology, CSU Northridge | graduate of Middlebury College’s Arabic Language School | graduate of Damascus University’s Arabic language program in Syria
Cultural Anthropology of the Middle East
Intro to Anthropology, The Anthropology of Food: Culture, Class, Power and Change, Special Topics in Anthropology, Research Methods, International Studies:Themes, Theories and Perspectives, Culture, Identity & Social Chg, Research & Project Design, Refugees & Forced Migration, Special Topics