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Freie Universität Bozen

Professoren auf Planstelle der 1. Ebene | Sozial-Kulturelle Anthropologie

Dorothy Louise Zinn

DOROTHY.ZINN@unibz.it

+39 0472 014220

BX A3.15b
Fakultät für Bildungswissenschaften
Regensburger Allee 16
39042
Brixen

Short bio

Dorothy Louise Zinn is  Professor of Social-cultural Anthropology. Prof. Zinn is originally from the United States, where she did her academic training (PhD U. Texas at Austin 1994). She has conducted fieldwork in Southern Italy and South Tyrol, and has published extensively on immigration, multiculturalism, and youths with migration background, as well as clientelism and corruption.  Prof. Zinn co-founded the Malinowski Forum for Ethnography and Anthropology (MFEA) and has translated classic anthropological monographs by Ernesto de Martino.  In addition to her academic study of migration, she serves as a volunteer scientific consultant with migrant advocacy organizations.  She is an editorialist with the newspaper Corriere dell’Alto Adige.
 

Lehrveranstaltungen

Kulturanthropologie

54108A · M-DEA/01 · Master in Angewandter Linguistik · EN

Kulturelle Anthropologie

64118 · M-DEA/01 · Bachelor in Sozialpädagogik · EN

Kulturelle Studien

17264B · M-DEA/01 · Bachelor in Kommunikations- und Kulturwissenschaften · EN

Forschungsschwerpunkte

Sozialkulturelle Welten: Institutionen, Welfare, Soziale Professionen, Umwelt und Bevölkerung

Migration, multikulturelle Gesellschaft, Kinder mit Migrationshintergrund; interkulturelle Pädagogik; anthropologie von Policy und Institutionen; politische Wirtschaft Suditaliens; Klientelismus und Korruption; die Arbeit von Ernesto de Martino; Malinowski in Südtirol

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