Carol Worthman

Emory University

Carol Worthman, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Anthropology at Emory University, will co-author a book that uses epidemiological and ethnographic methods to detail the developmental outcomes of a group of children as they move into adolescence and adulthood in impoverished rural North Carolina. Using quantitative analysis coupled with personal vignettes, the book will aim to show how disadvantaged youth achieve their potential in the face of adversity, and how public policy can best assist young people in healthy development.


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