Aisha Kearney

Education:
M.A. Anthropology, University at Albany - SUNY 2016
B.A. Anthropology, University at Albany - SUNY, 2014

Contact:
aishana84@yahoo.com

Research Interests:
Gentrification and Cultural Displacement, Heritage & Identity Studies, Political Economy, Feminization of Poverty

Area of Study / Field site:
Northeast U.S., Harlem (NYC), Hudson Valley, NY, Washington D.C., West Africa

Academic Advisor & Subfield:
Dr. Walter Little; Cultural Anthropology

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I have experience in cultural anthropology and archaeology, including interning at the NY State Museum and working with Landmark Archaeology.  I have researched homelessness, migration, feminization of poverty, and human rights.  My current PhD research is on gentrification and cultural displacement.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE & DISTINCTIONS

MUSEUM COLLECTIONS AND CULTURAL RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
2016 - Archaeological Surveyor and Museum Curation Intern, NYS Museum at Albany-Albany, NY
2014 - Archaeological Conservation Intern: Cultural Resource Survey Program NYS Museum at Albany-Albany, NY