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Megan Colleen Moodie
  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Associate Professor
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Anthropology Department
  • Affiliations Feminist Studies Department, Film and Digital Media Department, South Asia Studies, Legal Studies
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Social Sciences 1, 413
    • Anthropology Faculty Services
  • Mail Stop Social Sciences 1 Faculty Services
  • Mailing Address
    • 1156 High St.
    • Santa Cruz CA 95064
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Ethnography

Research Interests

feminist theory, political and legal anthropology, with a focus on medical and disability justice, creative ethnographic methods

Geographical Areas: South Asia, East Europe, and the United States


Languages: Hindi, Romanian, Spanish


Popular media publications:

Hip Mama http://hipmamazine.com/megan-moodie-letter-from-a-gen-x-mom-with-soundtrack/


MUTHA Magazine http://muthamagazine.com/2016/11/the-full-baby-scrum-or-dear-mothers-in-chronic-pain-by-megan-moodie/


SAPIENS.org http://www.sapiens.org/culture/constantin-brancusi




Biography, Education and Training

Megan Moodie (B.A. Skidmore College 1998; Ph.D. University of California, Santa Cruz, 2006) is Associate Professor of Anthropology.

Selected Publications

We Were Adivasis: Aspiration in an Indian Scheduled Tribe. South Asia Across the Disciplines Series. University of Chicago Press. 2015.