Barlett, Peggy F.

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BARLETT, Peggy F. American, b. 1947. Genres: Anthropology/Ethnology, Economics, Local history/Rural topics, Women's studies and issues. Career: Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, NY, lecturer in anthropology, 1972; Carleton College, Northfield, MN, assistant professor of anthropology, 1974-76; Emory University, Atlanta, GA, assistant professor, 1976-82, associate professor, 1982-89, professor of anthropology, 1989, department head, 1991-94. Society for Economic Anthropology, president, 1989-90. Conducted anthropological field work in Costa Rica, 1968, 1972-73, 1977, 1980, Ecuador, 1970, and U.S.A. (Georgia), 1982-83, 1987; consultant to Institute for the Study of Human Systems Arkleton Trust (Scotland); Faculty for Human Rights in El Salvador and Central America, member of delegation to Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Nicaragua, 1985. Publications: (ed. and author) Agricultural Decision Making: Anthropological Contributions to Rural Development, 1980; Agricultural Choice and Change: Decision Making in a Costa Rican Community, 1982; American Dreams, Rural Realities: Family Farms in Crisis, 1993; Sustainability on Campus: Stories and Strategies for Changes, 2004. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to anthropology, rural sociology, and economics journals. Address: Dept of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, U.S.A.