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Jerry Wever, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Anthropology 
Office: 404-270-5886
Email: jwever@spelman.edu

Giles Hall (G212)
Fall Office hours:
Tuesday/Thursday 1:20 p.m.-2:20 p.m., or by appointment
(email is better than voicemail for important messages)

Jerry Wever, Ph.D.,  is a cultural anthropologist and ethnomusicologist from N.Y. His Ph. D. is from the department of anthropology at University of Iowa, where he was part of the Caribbean, Diasporas, Atlantic Studies Program.

His work is on globalization, creolization and cultural decolonization in the French Creolephone Caribbean and Indian Ocean (in St. Lucia and New Orleans in the Caribbean, and Seychelles, Rodrigues and Chagos in the Indian Ocean).

He teaches Social Histories of Caribbean Musics: An Anthropology of Music and Globalization; Earth (the seminar): Sustainability; Anthropology of Globalization and Social Inequalities; Seminar in Caribbean Anthropology; Advanced Seminar in Ethnomusicology; Seminar in Medical Anthropology; Interdisciplinary Urban Anthropology Seminar on the Atlanta Beltline; Sociology and Anthropology Thesis Seminar; Sociology and Anthropology Internship; African Diaspora and the World (ADW); Archives of a Free Thinking Woman: Audre Lorde Archival Research Seminar (Free Thinking Women seminar); and Intro to Anthropology.