Interview with Linda Whiteford, March 31, 2011

Project: Society for Applied Anthropology Oral History Project

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Barbara Rylko-Bauer interviews Linda Whiteford, an applied anthropologist who was president of the Society for Applied Anthropology from 2003-2005. Whiteford discusses how she became interested in anthropology, influenced by her father, anthropologist Andrew Whiteford, as well as her childhood in South America. She details her education, getting degrees in both anthropology and public health. Whiteford talks about her fieldwork in South America, studying public health policies as well as emergency services policies. She then talks about her career in education, becoming a professor at the University of South Florida and eventually an administrative worker in the Office of the Provost. Whiteford discusses her involvement in the Society for Applied Anthropology, including her presidency and the goals she achieved during her presidential term.

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2011oh197_sfaa084

Interviewee Name

Linda Whiteford

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Barbara Rylko-Bauer

Interview Date

2011-03-31

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Whiteford, Linda Interview by Barbara Rylko-Bauer. 31 Mar. 2011. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Whiteford, L. (2011, March 31). Interview by B. Rylko-Bauer. Society for Applied Anthropology Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Whiteford, Linda, interview by Barbara Rylko-Bauer. March 31, 2011, Society for Applied Anthropology Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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