BROWN BAG SEMINAR: Adoption in Micronesia


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Adoption in Micronesia: Understanding Adoption, Person, and Emotion

When: Feb 16 2011 (All day)
Where: Burns Hall, Room 3121-25, noon - 1:15pm

Pacific Islands Development Program and
Center for Pacific Islands Studies, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa

Dr. Manuel Rauchholz

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology

University of Guam, Micronesian Area Research Center

This presentation will highlight current research on the multidimensional aspects of adoption in Micronesia, with a focus on the Federated States of Micronesia.

Dr. Manuel Rauchholz received his degree in cultural anthropology from Ruprecht-Karls-Universität (University of Heidelberg) in Germany. He has extensive experience in the FSM, first as a secondary student in Chuuk, and subsequently as a consulting cultural anthropologist to the FSM and a guest lecturer at the College of Micronesia in Pohnpei. Dr. Rauchholz is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Guam's Micronesian Area Research Center (MARC).

Primary Contact Info:
Name: PIDP
Phone: 944-7745