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Faculty Profile

CATARINA PASSIDOMO TOWNES

CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTHERN CULTURE
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SOUTHERN STUDIES AND ANTHROPOLOGY
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552 LAMAR HALL
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-3427
Joined UM: 08/20/2014

Brief Bio

Catarina Passidomo is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Southern Studies. She also works closely with the Southern Foodways Alliance. Her research utilizes food and foodways and lenses for considering culture, identity, race, space, and power. She is also interested in migration and change in the U.S. South, and specifically in demographic changes following Hurricane Katrina. Dr. Passidomo received her Ph.D. in Human Geography from the University of Georgia in 2013. She also holds a M.A. in Ecological Anthropology from UGA, and a B.A. in Sociology and Anthropology from Washington and Lee University. She is originally from Naples, Florida.

Degrees

PHD
GEOGRAPHY
UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA/ATHENS, GEORGIA (2013)