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Monica Frölander-Ulf

Discipline: Anthropology

Dr. Monica Frölander-Ulf, Associate Professor Emerita, received her Ph.D. degree in Anthropology from the University of Pittsburgh and taught Anthropology courses for over 35 years at University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown. She co- authored (with Frank Lindenfeld) the book, A New Earth: The Jamaican Sugar Worker Cooperatives 1975-1981 and has published or presented papers on women in Finland, cooperative development, teaching in prison, and service- learning. Her major professional interests include global political economy, economic inequality and development, comparative studies of women and the acquisition of knowledge through service and intercultural exchanges. She has developed and directed service-learning programs in Jamaica and the Navajo Nation in cooperation with Amizade Global Service-Learning and Volunteer Programs and has worked and traveled in Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, and China. In the Fall of 2011, she served as a faculty member for SAS onboard The Explorer. Her other interests include reading, hiking, and yoga.