Anita Spring, Ph.D.

Published: September 29th, 2013

Category: People

Anita Spring, Ph.D.

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Title : Professor Emeritus in the Anthropology Department; Affiliate Faculty for Centers for African Studies, Latin American Studies, Transnational Global Studies, and Women’s Studies and Gender Research; School of Natural Resources and Environment

Interests : Cultural, Applied, and Medical Anthropology; International Agricultural Development and Food Security; Entrepreneurship and Micro-enterprises; Women/Gender in International Development; Environment and Resource Management

Programs : Cultural Anthropology

International Activities and Field Work 
Research and fieldwork were carried out in Eritrea (2002), Ethiopia (1993, 1996, 2004), Ghana (1977, 2000, 2006), Jamaica (1994-5), Kenya (1985, 1996, 2001), Malawi (1981-83, 1988), Somalia (1987), St. Lucia (2000), Senegal (2003) South Africa (2000, 2001), Uganda (2001) and Zambia (1970-72, 1979). Development projects were designed, implemented, and evaluated in Botswana (1987), Cameroon (1980), India (1989), Kenya (1996), Malawi (1990), Somalia (1987), Swaziland (1993), and Zimbabwe (1987). Policy advice was provided to governments in Chile (1990), Malawi (1990), Norway (1989, 1990), and Thailand (1987). Farming systems and extension training and workshops were carried out in Barbados/Trinidad (1984, 1985), Ethiopia (1996), Kenya (1996), Malawi (1982), and St. Lucia (2000). International conferences were attended in Austria , Bulgaria , Czech Republic , El Salvador , Germany , Italy , Ivory Coast , Kenya , Malawi , Netherlands , and Norway . My Fulbright was in Ethiopia (1996).

Office
Grinter Hall, Room 472a
PO 117305
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-7305

Phone Number : 352-392-7102 (but email contact preferred)

Email : aspring (@ufl.edu)

Webpage : CLAS site

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