Allison Harnish has recieved the Dissertation Year Fellowship Award. Allison Harnish works in a frontier farming region outside one of Africa’s largest national parks, and in her dissertation she investigates how gender- and age-based differences in household labor roles prompt men, women, boys, and girls to differently experience declines in natural resources.
Allison Harnish is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Anthropology. Harnish recently received a Fulbright Grant for her research on the environmental and economic ramifications of displacement and resettlement along the Zambezi River in Zambia. In particular, Harnish focuses on how women and children have been affected by these changes.