Elizabeth A. Eames

Elizabeth A. Eames




Associate Professor

Pettengill Hall, Room 159


B.A., Bryn Mawr College; Ph.D., Harvard University

Economic Anthropology; Gender Studies; Film; Africa.

Research:  African 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.

Below are links to material on my Somali Employment Study:
Below is a link to an Analysis of Wages Project for AN339, Fall 2015
Below is a link to AN339: CEL Presentation at Nutrition Center, Nov. 28, 2017
Below is a link to my book:

Eames Book Cover