Dana-Ain Davis

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Dana-Ain Davis, MPH Ph.D. "is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Purchase College and Coordinator of the Global Black Studies Program. She received her Ph.D. from the Graduate Center, City University of New York. Davis conducts research in the United States and in Namibia, primarily in the area of domestic violence, HIV/AIDS, reproductive justice, welfare reform policy and activism. Davis has written several articles on the impact of welfare including: "Manufacturing Mammies: The Burdens of Service Work and Welfare Reform Among Battered Black Women," "What Did You Do Today: Notes From a Politically Engaged Anthropologist," and the book Battered Black Women and Welfare Reform: Between a Rock and a Hard Place, published by SUNY Press. Within her discipline, Davis is an active participant in the Association of Feminist Anthropologists, the Association of Black Anthropologists and the Society for the Anthropology of North America. In addition to her academic endeavors, Davis is also the consulting executive director of the Adco Foundation, a grant making foundation that supports community activism in New York City. She serves on the board of the New York Foundation." [1]

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