Ruth Behar was born in Havana, Cuba, and grew up in New York. She was twenty-six when she received her Ph.D. in cultural anthropology from Princeton University. She is now the Victor Haim Perera Collegiate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan. A writer, a cultural anthropologist, and a modern nomad, she has lived and worked in Spain, Mexico, and Cuba.
Larissa Leclair is an independent photography writer and curator, collector of photography and photography books, and Founder of the Indie Photobook Library. Her writings on photography have been published in the photo-eye Booklist, Photography Quarterly, Fraction Magazine and ArtVoices. Larissa Leclair holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Washington University in St. Louis and a Masters from Yale University.
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