Students Present at the Society of Applied Anthropology Meetings in Pittsburgh


Pictured left to right: Dr. Alex Trillo; Jackie Silva ’16, Christian Ugaz ’15, Dr. Donal Malone, Dr. David Surrey, Elizabeth Nunez ’14, Joe Delorenzo ’17, Nicole Vega ’15, Melissa Gomez ’15, Malia Fredrickson ’15, Dr. Jennifer Ayala, Emmanuel Brito ’17, Christine Colon ’17 and Dr. Joseph McLaughlin. Not shown are Michelle Perez ’16 and Ashley Taylor ’15.

Eleven Saint Peter’s University students, who worked with five members of the Saint Peter’s faculty, presented papers at the Society of Applied Anthropology Meetings in Pittsburgh in March. The students are members of the Latin American/Latino studies program, the sociology and urban studies program, the English department and/or the Title V program. The papers included: Immigrant Children in Translating Culture: Does Origin and Location Matter?; Gentrification, Resistance, and Identity in Spanish Harlem; In Order to Stay the Same You have to Change; A Study of Cultural Conversation and Change in a Latin@ Neighborhood; Gentrification in Downtown Jersey City; and Gender, Stress, and Coping Strategies among Undocumented Immigrants.