MYTHS OF (FE)MALE ACHIEVEMENT
* Janise Hurtig received her Ph.D in anthropology and Certificate
in womens studies from the University of Michigan. She has conducted ethnographic
research on questions of gender, youth and schooling in Andean Venezuela. She
is also interested in womens groups and popular feminism in Venezuela.
Currently Ms. Hurtig is an Assistant Research Professor at the University of
Illinois at Chicago, where she teaches and is involved in research focusing
on issues of gender, education and literacy in Chicagos Latino communities.