IDCE alumna Genese Sodikoff (IDSC ’96) edited and contributed to The Anthropology of Extinction: Essays on Culture and Species Death, which was recently published by Indiana University Press. Sodikoff is an assistant professor of anthropology at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey. Her research focuses on rain forest conservation and international development in Africa, specifically the Comoros and Madagascar.
After earning a master’s degree in international development and social change from the International Development, Community, and Environment department at Clark, Sodikoff earned master’s degrees in anthropology from Johns Hopkins and the University of Michigan, where she also completed her Ph.D. in anthropology in 2005.
In August 2012, Sodikoff will publish Forest and Labor in Madagascar: From Colonial Concession to Global Biosphere (Indiana University Press).