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Elizabeth Wirtz

Elizabeth Wirtz

Visiting Assistant Professor // Anthropology

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Elizabeth Wirtz is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Purdue University. A cultural anthropologist, her research centers on: refugees/forced migration, reproductive/maternal health, fertility, sexual and gender-based violence, structural violence, humanitarianism in development/relief, organizational anthropology, human centered design in technology and engineering, and STEM higher education. She serves as a co-chair of the Gender Based Violence Topical Interest Group of the Society for Applied Anthropology and as the Special Interest Group Membership Coordinator for the Society for Medical Anthropology.