Caitlin Benedetto

Graduate Student

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Cultural Anthropology

Caitlin Benedetto received her B.A. in Anthropology and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from Cornell University in 2012 and is currently working toward a PhD in Cultural Anthropology. She has done ethnographic research in Tanahun District, Nepal, on ritual purification and ethnic/caste identity formation. Her current research interests are in women’s rights activism, political rhetoric, and the intersections of class, ethnicity, religion, and gender in Myanmar (Burma).