Associate Professor & Chair
Department of Anthropology
Denise Brennan's research focuses on human trafficking, immigration reform, and women's labor. As an anthropologist she has done field research with trafficked persons throughout the United States and with sex workers in the Dominican Republic. Her current research is on the effects of detention and deportation of undocumented immigrants on their families and communities.
- PhD (1998) Yale University, Anthropology
- MPhil (1994) Yale University, Anthropology
- MA (1991) Johns Hopkins SAIS, International Relations
- BA (1986) Smith College, Modern European History