PILOT FIELDWORK RESEARCH | June - August 2019
A multi-site analysis of local, regional, and national pageant practices in Manila and Bulacan. Further work will include Tagalog language immersion, archival research, and interviews with pageant delegates. This project serves as my preliminary dissertation research and is funded by the University of Oregon's Department of Anthropology, The Graduate School, and The Center for Asian and Pacific Studies.
URSULA K. LE GUIN BOOK CHAPTER | June 2019 (ongoing)
I am currently working on co-authoring a book chapter with Dr. Phil Scher. This collaborative project focuses on the life of the late Ursula K. Le Guin in relation to ethnographic inquiry.