Loyola University Chicago

Department of Anthropology


Alum Michele Statz Launches First Book at AAA 2018

Michele Statz and Kathleen Adams at Statz's book launch at AAA 2018

Loyola Anthropology alum Michele Statz (BA ’05) recently published her first book, Lawyering an Uncertain Cause: Immigration Advocacy and Chinese Youth in the U.S., with Vanderbilt University Press. The book was launched at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in San Jose, CA, in November. Book details are available here: https://www.vanderbilt.edu/university-press/book/9780826522092 .

Following her undergrad years at Loyola, Statz earned a Ph.D. in sociocultural anthropology and comparative law at the University of Washington in 2014, and she is now an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and BioBehavioral Health at the University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth.