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Research Professor, Population Studies Center.

Research Professor, Survey Research Center.

Professor, Anthropology.

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Dr. Fricke studies social and cultural transformations in family and work. He conducts research that is both classically ethnographic and also collaborative and mixed method in settings that include Nepal, Pakistan, Taiwan, and the United States. He is founding director of the Center for the Ethnography of Everyday Life (CEEL), through which he has studied rural parents and urban children in the northern Great Plains.


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