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Elisha Renne

Elisha Renne

Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.
Professor, Anthropology.
Professor, Center for Afroamerican and African Studies, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.
Ph.D., Anthropology, New York University
Dr. Renne’s interests include African ethnology; fertility and reproductive health; gender relations; the anthropology of development; religion and social change; and the anthropology of cloth. Renne's current projects include a study of Hausa women and the effects of Islamic education in a Northern Nigerian town, and a study of textiles used in religious worship in southwestern Nigeria in the 20th century.