Heather Prentice-Walz

Graduate Student


Sociocultural Anthropology

PhD emphases in: Global Studies, Environment and Society

  • NGOs
  • Haiti
  • globalization
  • political ecology
  • disasters
  • climate change
  • mixed methods research
  • public anthropology


MA- Anthropology, University of California Santa Barbara, 2019
MA- Anthropology, Northern Illinois University, 2017
BA- Anthropology, Reed College, 2011


Heather’s dissertation research is a mixed methods ethnographic study of the ways that local communities in rural Haiti understand and interact with international aid organizations in the context of ongoing disasters.