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Audrey Elegbede

Specialty area(s)

White Privilege, Multiracial and Multicultural Identities, Muslims in the United States, Mothering and Family, Advocacy

Brief biography

Audrey Mouser Elegbede, Ph.D. earned her doctorate in Cultural Anthropology from Brown University and is Senior Lecturer of Ethnic and Racial Studies at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Her dissertation examined issues of gender, family and mothering in Malaysia, and her current interests include issues of White Privilege, Multiracial and Multicultural Identity, and Muslims in the U.S. She is also a speaker and advocate for children with autism and their families.

Current courses at UWL

ERS100 - Introduction to Ethnic and Racial Studies, ERS220 - Ethnic and Racial Stereotypes in the Media, ERS325 - Exploring White Privilege, ERS365 - Muslims in the U.S., ERS369 - Multiracial and Multicultural Identities


Ph.D. (2009) Brown University
M.A. (1996) Arizona State University
B.A. (1993) University of Wisconsin - Madison