St. Mary’s College Welcomes Visiting Anthropologist Sameena Mulla

Sameena Mulla, associate professor of anthropology at Marquette University

St. Mary’s City, MD - St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s anthropology department presents Sameena Mulla, associate professor of anthropology at Marquette University, as the latest guest speaker in the Visiting Anthropologist Program.  Mulla will discuss “Anthropology and Sexual Assault: U.S. Clinics and Courts in 21st Century,” on Monday, Feb. 25, beginning at 4:45 p.m. in Cole Cinema, Campus Center on the College’s campus. The event is free of charge and open to the public.

Mulla is the author of “The Violence of Care: Rape Victims, Forensic Nurses and Sexual Assault Intervention,” which is based on research she conducted in Baltimore. She is currently studying sexual assault adjudication and trials in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with her collaborator, Heather Hlavka. In 2017, Mulla was awarded the Margaret Mead Award by the American Anthropological Association and the Society for Applied Anthropology.

St. Mary’s College of Maryland is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education through 2024-2025. St. Mary’s College, designated the Maryland state honors college in 1992, is ranked one of the best public liberal arts schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Approximately 1,600 students attend the college, nestled on the St. Mary’s River in Southern Maryland.

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