Stubbs, Matilda

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 Course

  • 65800 Adoption, Fosterage, Culture, and Context

Job experience

  • Lecturer, Loyola University

  • Lecturer, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

  • Teaching Consultant, Northwestern University

  • Lecturer, Northwestern University

  • Lecturer, Elmhurst College

  • Lecturer, University of Wisconsin - Parkside

Fields of special interest

  • Anthropology of social work and social service administration
  • Bureaucracy, audit filing, clinical and organizational ethnography,
  • Childhood and adolescence
  • Family and home

 Publications or presentations

  • 2015  From Cavil to Gavel: Reproducing Records and Negotiating Legality in Child Welfare Hearings. Presented at the American Ethnological Society Meeting. San Diego, California and the Central States Anthropology Society Meeting. St. Paul, Minnesota.

  • 2014  “The States My Daddy”: the Exclusionary Force of Documents in the U.S. Foster Care System. Presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C.

  • 2014  Documentary Economies: Paperwork as Fostering in U.S. Child Welfare. Presented at the Society for Cultural Anthropology Meeting. Detroit, Michigan.

  • 2014  Privileged and Confidential: The Evidentiary Value of Foster Care Case Files. Presented at the Central States Anthropology Society Meeting. Normal, Illinois.

  • 2013  Fostering Futures: States of Care Outside the Family in the United States. Presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois.

  • 2013  Artifactual Lives: Managing Cases & Identity in Foster Care. Presented at the Society for Psychological Anthropology and the Anthropology of Youth and Children Interest Group Conference. San Diego, California.

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Kyle Bullock, AM '16

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