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Dr. Scott M. Lacy

Associate Professor of Sociology & Anthropology
o: Donnarumma Hall Rm 213
p: x2345
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Scott Lacy is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Fairfield University in Connecticut. He teaches Anthropology, Environmental Studies, and Black Studies courses.  Lacy is also the founder and Executive Director of African Sky, Inc., a non-profit organization that serves hard-working farm families in rural Mali, West Africa. His research interests include cross-cultural technology, food production, and intellectual property rights associated with seed. Lacy taught in the Department of Anthropology at Emory University during his tenure as Marjorie Shostak Distinguished Lecturer. He earned his PhD in Anthropology at UC Santa Barbara where he taught in the Department of Black Studies as a University of California President's Faculty Fellow. Lacy has worked in Mali since 1994 when he served in the Peace Corps.

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