Six UCF students win Public Anthropology Awards

Six UCF students, Scott Vogelpohl, Kelsey Chantry, Daniel Londono, Rebecca Young, J. Hemingway and Jeffrey Endriss, won Public Anthropology Awards when the participated in a North American essay competition involving over 3,600 students from 25 schools. To read their award-winning opinion pieces, please click here.

All six winners are students of Dr. Joanna Mishtal, who is an assistant professor who specializes in cultural medical anthropology focusing on reproductive rights and policies in Poland, Ireland and the European Union. Her theoretical and research interests include gender and politics, democratization, political economy, global women’s health, feminism and women’s movements.  Her dissertation and postdoctoral research explored the contentious nature of reproductive politics and democratization that emerged since the fall of state socialism in 1989 in Poland.

Dr. Mishtal has played an integral part in Public Anthropology’s online student community, showcasing the ability of UCF students to learn effective writing skills while being global citizens.


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