Mary Scoggin

Educational Background

Ph.D.
Anthropology
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
M.A.
Anthropology
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
B.A.
East Asian Languages and Literatures
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Contact Info

Phone: 707.826.5286
Office: BSS 522
Email: ms34@humboldt.edu

Mary Scoggin, Professor of Anthropology

Teaching Specialties

  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Chinese Culture
  • Ethnography
  • Folklore
  • Language and Culture

Research

I have conducted fieldwork in the People's Republic of China and in Chinese American communities. Theoretical interests include civil society (democracy, literati), anthropological linguistics (narrative, theories of literacy and literature, media), and ethnographic methods (participant observation, oral history, text work).

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