Graduate Students


I. Joshua Dorfman

Graduate Student

Heroy Hall 407A

Student webpage:

BA German, MiddleburyCollege
MA Anthropology, Southern Methodist University

My doctoral research focuses on poverty alleviation for rural-to-urban migrants. As the most populous country, China's successes and failures in dealing with urban poverty reveal the scalability of local programs, particularly in non-democratic systems, which remain the norm across the developing world.

Year entered program:  2009

Region of Study:

East Asia, China

Research Interests:

Economic anthropology; urban poverty; social entrepreneurship