Mark Auslander

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Gender MALE
Industry Education
Occupation University Museum Director & Professor
Location East Lansing, WAMI , United States
Introduction I'm a sociocultural anthropologist with research interests in Africa and the African diaspora; museums and memory work; ritual and globalization; community conservation and social adaptation to environmental transformation; public art and popular aesthetics in comparative perspective. I serv as director of the Michigan State University Museum in East Lansing, Michigan. I'm the author of the book, "The Accidental Slaveowner: Revisiting a Myth of Race and Finding an American Family" (Univ. of Georgia Press, 2011)