Oral History Interview: Sharon Hutchinson (1349)
Young, M. Crawford
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Abstract: In her July 2013 interviews with Crawford Young, Sharon Hutchinson chronicles her education, family life, and career in anthropology. She traces major influences on her skills as an anthropologist and details how she made critical choices about how to balance her career and family life. She also reflects on African Studies and the anthropology department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Finally, she discusses her research program from the 1980s to the late 2000s among the Nuer of southern Sudan, which included high profile international advocacy for southern Sudanese peoples and numerous academic publications. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the UW-Madison Oral History Program.