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Lorna A Rhodes
ANTH 469
Seattle Campus

Special Studies in Anthropology

Delineation and analysis of a specific problem or related problems in anthropology. Offered occasionally by visitors or resident faculty.

Class description

This course is SERVICE LEARNING IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE. Priority will be given to students who have or are taking ANTH 379: Prisons in Anthropological Perspective. Students will spend 30 hours volunteering for organizations related to criminal justice; class time will focus on readings, discussion, and visitors to support these service projects. This course should be helpful to students interested in connections between anthropology and criminal justice, considering careers in criminal justice, or interested in experiencing community service in this area. Entry code only: write to instructor with 1)reasons for interests 2) your age (some placements available for over-21 only).

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

This course is suitable for students who already have background and interests in prison studies, medical anthropology (depending on topic) and LSJ.

Class assignments and grading

Students will be expected to keep a journal of their service experience and to participate actively in class discussion and in-class writing.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Lorna A Rhodes
Date: 10/19/2010