Dr. Sharon Carstens

My teaching and research interests include cultural anthropology, symbolic anthropology, identity, gender, ethno history, bilingual education; China, Malaysia, Southeast Asia, Asian Americans. I am a first generation college graduate. My graduate student, Brad Fortier, who just completed his MA, was one of the first McNair scholars at PSU.

BA, History, Michigan State University 1970 Phi Beta Kappa

MA, Asian Studies, University of Hawaii 1972

PhD, Anthropology, Cornell University 1980