Ph.D., Sociocultural Anthropology, the University of Texas at Austin
M.A., Social Sciences, University of Chicago
B.A., Sociology and Anthropology, Carleton College
Dr. Elizabeth Lewis is a medical anthropologist specializing in the study of disability. She works as a project manager at the Texas Center for Disability Studies and an instructor at the University of Texas at Austin's School of Social Work.
Previously, Dr. Lewis conducted an ethnographic study of family experiences with rare and undiagnosed disabilities, which included fieldwork in the United States, Guatemala, and digital communities.
Dr. Lewis received her Ph.D. in sociocultural anthropology from The University of Texas at Austin. She earned her M.A. in social sciences from the University of Chicago and her B.A. in sociology and anthropology from Carleton College.
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