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Name: Darcie Vandegrift

Position: Assistant Professor
Department: Study of Culture and Society
E-mail address: darcie.vandegrift@drake.edu
Phone: (515) 271-2840
Office: Howard 102

International Teaching and Research Interests:

Globalization, social inequality and development, youth identity and globalization, gender and development, global citizenship and activism, effects of international tourism, local economic development as a response to globalization.

Courses with international emphasis:

Global Social Change
Global Citizenship
Youth and Identity in Urban China
Global Youth Culture

Geographic areas of special interest:

Latin America

Languages spoken:

Spanish (professional competency speaking, reading, comprehension; above average written ability.)

Professional and civic organizations:

American Sociological Association, Midwest Sociological Association, Unitarian Universalist Service Committee

Interested in contacts with:

International visitors: Yes
Media: Yes
Community groups: Yes

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July 15, 2014
Three Drake alumnae were honored in the Des Moines Business Record’s 2014 Women of Influence awards. The awards celebrate women who have made a difference in their community.