Faculty Directory

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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May 1, 2015
About 50 Drake University alumni, faculty members, and students of Drake's actuarial science program gathered yesterday for an evening of networking and celebration. The annual Actuarial Science Alumni Evening was held in Levitt Hall of Drake's Old Main.