Megan Sheehan Predoctoral Fellow Latin American Studies Program (Fall 2015-Spring 2017)
31 Williams Drive
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015
Megan Sheehan is completing her doctorate in sociocultural anthropology at the University of Arizona. Her research examines the recent influx of Latin American migrants to Chile, focusing on contentious debates surrounding new multicultural influences and emerging discourses of racial and ethnic distinction. She has conducted extensive fieldwork in Chile, the Arizona – Sonora border region, and northern Arizona. Her research and teaching interests include: migration, urbanization, food studies, ethnographic research methods, and applied anthropology.
2015 Review of Becoming Mapuche: Person and Ritual in Indigenous Chile. Magnus Course.
In Transforming Anthropology, 23: 60–61.
2015 Notes from the Field: Overheard Insights from Ethnographic Fieldwork.
In Arizona Anthropologist, 24: 51-55.
Taha, Maisa, Brendan O’Connor, and Megan Sheehan
2008 Castro’s Shifters: Locating Variation in Political Discourse.
Penn Working Papers in Linguistics 14 (2).
Sheehan, Megan, Brian Burke, and Jeremy Slack
2007 Graduate Education Grounded in Community-Based Participatory Research.
Practicing Anthropology 29 (3): 18-21.