University Park, IL,
17
April
2020
|
10:41 PM
America/Chicago

Jelena Radovic-Fanta, Ph.D.

Summary

Cultural Anthropology Expert

Jelena Radovic-Fanta, Ph.D.

Cultural Anthropology Expert

Dr. Jelena Radovic-Fanta joined GSU’s College of Arts and Sciences in 2015 as an Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Sociology. Her expertise in cultural anthropology is a product of her diverse studies involving labor, gender, globalization, Latin America, Chile, social inequalities and sustainability.

Specifically, Dr. Radovic-Fanta’s research has focused on precarity, social inequalities and how people develop agency in times of uncertainty. She has carried out extensive research with female grape workers in Chile examining labor, gender and motherhood. She also investigates first-generation college experiences and how students develop a sense of belonging in higher education.

As a native of Chile, Dr. Radovic-Fanta is passionate about Latin America, cultural changes, race, class, and gender. She enjoys talking about how people give meaning to their surroundings, how structures of inequality are reproduced and how people create social change.

Dr. Radovic-Fanta holds a B.S. in Anthropology and Environmental Studies and a Ph.D. in Anthropology.

Dr. Radovic-Fanta is available to talk about cultural anthropology or any of the areas mentioned above. If you would like to arrange an interview with Dr. Radovic-Fanta, please contact Zion Banks, Media & External Relations, 708.235.7685 or zbanks@govst.edu.