Child artist. Born and raised in LA. There must be more to life; wants to fight the good fight. College. Political theory. Feminism. Activism. Study abroad. Foreign languages. East coast. Public radio. Cable access. Documentary filmmaker. Love. Friendship. Loss. Discovery. There is more to life; each day counts. Boston and New York. Middle age artist.
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.
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