Carolyn Schwarz

Visiting Assistant Professor

Van Meter G20


Ph.D. (Anthropology), University of Connecticut, 2007 

Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest

Cultural anthropology, global Christianity, health and well-being, indigenous rights, media, and Aboriginal Australia.

Recent Publications/Presentations/Performances

Magowan, F. and C. Schwarz (eds.). Conflicts and Convergences: Critical Perspectives on Christianity in Australia and the Pacific. Brill: Leiden (Under Contract).

Schwarz, C. and F. Dussart. 2010. "Christianity in Aboriginal Australia Revisited." Special issue, Engaging Christianity in Aboriginal Australia, C. Schwarz and F. Dussart, eds. The Australian Journal of Anthropology 21(1):1-13.   

Schwarz, C. and F. Dussart. 2010. Engaging Christianity in Aboriginal Australia. Special issue, The Australian Journal of Anthropology 21(1).  

Schwarz, C. 2010. "Carrying the Cross, Caring for Kin: The Everyday Life of Charismatic Christianity in Remote Aboriginal Australia." Oceania 80(1):58-77.   

Schwarz, C. 2010. "Sick Again, Well Again: Sorcery, Christianity, and Kinship in Northern Aboriginal Australia." Anthropological Forum 20(1):61-80. 

Funded Research

Research and Creative Endeavors Award, Research and Office of Sponsored Programs at the State University of New York at Potsdam, 2009

University of Connecticut Humanities Institute Graduate Student Dissertation Fellowship, 2005-2006

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) Research Grant #G2004/6934, 2004-2005

Institute of International Education Fulbright Grant, 2003-2004

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