Helen Safa, Ph.D.

Published: September 29th, 2013

Category: People

Helen Safa, Ph.D.

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Title : Professor Emerita

Interests : Gender, labor, Caribbean and Latin America

Programs : Cultural Anthropology

Affiliated Department/Center : Center for Latin American Studies

Personal Statement
As her title implies, she specializes in Latin America, and more specifically the Caribbean, where she has worked for over 50 years. Her publications in this area include hundreds of articles, several co-edited books, and two monographs: the Urban Poor of Puerto Rico (l974) and the Myth of the Male Breadwinner: Women and Industrialization in the Caribbean (l995). As the titles suggests, she focuses on issues of gender, race, development, poverty and migration.

Biographical Information and Curriculum Vitae

Office
Grinter Hall, Room 319
PO 117305
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-7305

Phone Number : 352 392-0375

Email : safa (@latam.ufl.edu)

 

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