PhD (Rice U)
Political Science (PSCI)
- ( ANTH 326, SOC 326 ) Tasting Culture: Nordic & Mediterranean Food, Tradition & Nutrition (Greece: Athens, island of Ikaria; Denmark: Copenhagen, Island of Samsø)
- ( ANTH 357, PSCI 357 ) Solidarity, Social Movements, and the Fight for Justice and Change in Greece: A Service-Learning Approach
- ( ANTH 315, SOC 315 ) Anthropology of the City: Exploring Modern Athens
- ( ANTH 333 ) The Culture of Modern Greece: The Ethnography of a Society in Transition
- ( ANTH 356 ) Gender and Sexuality in Modern Greek Culture
Aimee Placas holds a PhD in Anthropology from Rice University. She has presented and published on issues related to the anthropology of money, consumer credit, consumption, kinship, and gender and sexuality.
She has recently co-edited the volume Living Under Austerity: Greek Society in Crisis published by Berghahn Press, and has forthcoming pieces related to the impact of financialization processes on Greek households, as well as on ethical and pedagogical issues related to teaching anthropology in a study-abroad context.