Lunch will be served.
Join the Center for African Studies for our weekly lunchtime lecture series. This week CAS summer research award recipients will present on their respective studies.
Making Pastoralists Count: Health Surveillance of a Nomadic Population Using a Geospatially Derived Sampling Frame
Hannah Wild, MD, Pathology Resident, Stanford Health Care
As an undergraduate at Harvard University, Hannah majored in Literature and developed public service programs for adults with autism while working for several Boston-based non-profit organizations. After graduating in 2011, Hannah traveled to southwest Ethiopia on a Gardner Fellowship, spending 18 months studying the traditional medical practices of nomadic pastoralists in the Omo Valley. As a medical student at Stanford, her interests are focused on the provision of healthcare in conflict and post-conflict settings.
The NGOization of Civil Society and Implications for Community Education and Civic Engagement
Michelle Reddy, PhD candidate at Stanford University in International Comparative Education
Michelle Reddy is a PhD candidate at Stanford University in International Comparative Education. Her research interests span the fields of organization theory, comparative education, and political sociology, as well as the substantive topics of international development, nonprofits, and social entrepreneurship. In 2018, Michelle was a Fulbright-Hays fellow in West Africa. From 2016-2017 and again from 2017-2018 Michelle was a FLAS fellowship recipient. From 2016-2018, her work has also been funded by the Stanford Center for African Studies, the Stanford Center for Philanthropy and Civil Society, and the Stanford Center for International Conflict Resolution and Negotiation. She also received the Kathryn Davis Peace fellowship to study Portuguese at Middlebury.