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Exploring the Material Culture of Tobacco Baskets

    PROF, AST TEACH - Susanna Donaldson

    Contact Detail
    Dr. Susanna Donaldson


    An ethnographic study examining cultural memory within rural Missouri communities that grow or grew burley tobacco by exploring the material culture of tobacco baskets. This project involves historical (primary and secondary source) research and conducting interviews.

    UMKC, Weston, Missouri, and communities in northwest Missouri.

    A deep interest cultural anthropology or sociology and an interest in learning ethnographic research methodologies.

    Last Updated
    Mar 4, 2024

Now that UR-Linked has helped you to identify a faculty project that interests you and for which you might be qualified, be sure to review the essential steps in contacting a potential faculty mentor.

The Director of Undergraduate Research, Dr. Jane Greer., can provide you with further guidance about finding and connecting with faculty mentors at UMKC.

Once you have reviewed the essential steps to prepare for connecting with a potential faculty mentor, you can use the "Contact Details" for this project to connect with the faculty member and to begin a conversation about how you might get involved.