Virginia Caputo

Virginia Caputo, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Director of the Pauline Jewett Institute of Women’s Studies at Carleton University.Virginia received her PhD from the Department of Social Anthropology at York University in 1996 holding a SSHRCC Doctoral Fellowship. She began teaching in the Institute of Women’s Studies in 1997 and until this year, was the only fully appointed member of the Institute. Virginia’s teaching interests are in feminist frameworks and theories including third wave and young feminism, teaching pedagogies, feminist methodologies, and the links between theorizing and activism. Her specific research interests lie at the intersection of feminism, anthropology, and child/girlhood research. Virginia’s work focuses on theoretical/conceptual/policy considerations of children and childhood, ethnographic practice, children and the politics of culture, children’s rights, education, and girlhood studies.

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