Sara Withers

University of New Hampshire
Lecturer, College of Liberal Arts, Department of Anthropology

Sara Withers is a Lecturer in Anthropology. As part of earning her Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology from Brandeis University in 2009, Sara conducted fieldwork in Oaxaca, Mexico. Since then, her research and applied work have focused on the lives of immigrants and refugees in New Hampshire. Sara regularly teaches classes including: Peoples and Cultures of Latin America, Medical Anthropology, Applied Anthropology, and multiple sections of the large lecture course, Global Perspectives on the Human Condition: Introduction to Anthropology. Her primary goal in becoming an OER Ambassador is to make this Discovery course even more relevant across disciplines, as well as more accessible and engaging to the hundreds of undergraduates who take it every year.