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Expertises for Ara Wilson

  • economy, social cultural dimensions

    Social scientist with focus on the effects of the global economy on social life; research on international retail; informal economies; and the impact of economic crisis particularly on women in the United States and parts of Asia. Also research on different perspectives in the field of economics, particularly gender and economics.

  • gay and lesbian issues, politics

    Director of the program in the study of sexualities; research on LGBTQ issues internationally; non-profit and activist connections in the United States; experience with international gay and lesbian rights.

  • medical tourism

    Research and publishing on medical tourism to Southeast Asia; long term research on Thailand

  • prostitution/trafficking

    Director of the program in the study of sexualities; research on prostitution in Asia; publications on prostitution; NGO experience on trafficking

  • sex scandals, politiics

    Director of the program in the study of sexualities; long=term research on sexuality and sexual politics

  • Thailand

    Anthropologist studying Thailand with two decades of research on Bangkok & published articles.

  • women's rights (international)

    Cultural anthropologist with international experience and research on international feminism, sexual rights, women's NGOs, and women's rights.


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