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Michele Friedner

Assistant Professor of Comparative Human Development Michele Friedner

Area of Study

Department of Comparative Human Development

Michele Friedner

Assistant Professor of Comparative Human Development

Professor Friedner is a social and medical anthropologist whose work examines both the category of and experience of “deafness” and “disability,” particularly in urban India. She is interested in how political economic changes in India have created new opportunities and constraints for deaf and disabled people in the arenas of employment, education, politics, religion, and everyday life.

Read more about Professor Friedner here.