Monthly Archives: February 2015

General Meeting: February 26th, 2015

Topic: Changing Families, Changing Societies: How Women, Aging, and Cultural Diversity are Transforming our World

Speaker: Bahira Sherif Trask, Ph.D.

Bahira Sherif TraskBahira Sherif Trask, PhD., is a Professor and Associate Chair of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Delaware and a Policy Scientist in the Center for Community Research and Service. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from Yale University and a PhD in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania. Her research focuses on the intersection of globalization, gender, work and family in Western and non-Western contexts. Primarily she concentrates on economic changes, work and gender roles, and policies that can assist and strengthen low income families.

Dr. Trask has authored and edited a number of books in this area including Women, Work, and Globalization: Challenges and Opportunities (Routledge, 2014), and Globalization and Families: Accelerated Systemic Social Change, (Springer, 2010).

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