CELASA — Cultural Anthropology — International Studies — Sociology
Lindsay  Gifford

Lindsay Gifford

Assistant Professor

Lindsay Gifford holds a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Anthropology through UCLA. She received her Ph.D. in Anthropology at Boston University in 2009. Her research focuses broadly on the public sphere in the Middle East, with her current project looking into spatio-temporal patterns of violence in Baghdad since the inception of the 2003 US-led war and Iraqi refugee perceptions of and strategies toward those patterns internationally.

She was a Fulbright-Hays Fellow in Damascus, Syria for her dissertation research, conducting research on civil society under the authoritarian state with women's rotating credit associations in Damascus.