Advancing excellence through faculty diversity

Carolyn Smith

Education:

B.A., Anthropology, Sonoma State University; M.A., Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley

Dissertation:

Weaving pikyav (to-fix-it): Karuk Basket Weaving in-Relation-with the Everyday World

Thesis Advisor:

Rosemary Joyce, Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley

Research Topic:

Indigenous ontological understandings of basketry: New directions in museum collection stewardship and repatriation

Mentor:

Shari Huhndorf, Professor of Ethnic Studies, University of California, Berkeley

Current Position:

Executive Director, California Indian Basketweavers Association, Woodland, CA