October 18, 2010
Jessica L Lucas
2009. BA, Austin College – Anthropological Studies; Fine Arts
2010. MA, University of Kent – Visual Anthropology
Jessica has conducted fieldwork in the US; Samoa; Mali; and southeastern England, bridging anthropology with studies in consumer research; photojournalism; human rights; and public policy. Her most recent work, titled “Violence in the System: A Critical Analysis of the UK Asylum Process” ties asylum seeker and refugee narratives to frameworks of violence and provides policy recommendations based on these ethnographic accounts.