Lynn Wagener

Wagner Academic Interests: Cultural and applied anthropology, NGOs, health citizenship, HIV/AIDS, and community empowerment

Status: MA Graduate

Previous Degrees: Double BA in Anthropology and Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno

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Biography: Lynn graduated with her MA in August of 2015. She did her research on the concept of health citizenship and how it has been established for the community of Mfuleni, South Africa through a Primary Health Care and Youth Development NGO called Afrika Tikkun. She conducted her fieldwork during the summer of 2014. Lynn was also a council member and representative of the College of Liberal Arts in the Graduate Student Association (GSA) at UNR, as well as a member of the Board of Graduate Anthropology Students (BOASgrad). Lynn is still active in the academic community by serving on the planning committee and creativity committee for the CLAGS conference, which is held on campus each spring. Lynn loves to travel, visit her family in her home country of Luxembourg, and explore everything the Reno-Tahoe area has to offer.