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Elizabeth N. Koomson

PhD Student. Social Work/Anthropology Graduate - 2017

Elizabeth N. Koomson

Elizabeth Koomson, MSW 2010 is a current PhD student in social work/anthropology. Elizabeth’s research interest focuses on social transformations of women through community organizing and development. Elizabeth’s projects and publications draw on work with grass root groups, organizing women, rural development, and working with agencies for women’s wellbeing. She has many years of experience in organizing women rural communities into strong groups for social and political action. She has worked with rural women groups in Ghana and Ann Arbor for more than 20 years.

Dissertation Title

Transforming Customary Systems: Talensi Women in Small-scale Mining

Education

Year Degree   School
2017 PhD University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
2010 MSW University of Michigan
1989 BS University of Ghana
Year Description
2016 - Sp/Su Faculty Allies for Diversity Manuscript Writing Fellowship
2016 - Sp/Su Sweetland Dissertation Writing Grant
2016 - Winter Doctoral Fellowship for Underrepresented Minorities

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