Elizabeth A. Eames

Associate Professor of Anthropology

Associations

Anthropology

Pettengill Hall, Room 159

207-786-6082eeames@bates.edu

About

Education

B.A. Bryn Mawr College; M.A. and Ph.D. Harvard University

Teaching areas

Africa; Economic Anthropology; Film Studies; Gender Studies, Human Rights; Immigration and Refugee Studies.

Research

Image of book coverAfrican immigrants in Maine, especially economic, employment, and resource allocation issues; impact of economic ‘development’ on urban and rural populations, especially its effects on gender relations; political mobilization of African market women; representations of Africa and Africans in various film and video industries.

My latest book: The Politics of Wealth in Southwestern Nigeria: Why Ondo’s Women Went to War.

Classes