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|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|NOTE: There are currently 2 spots available. Applications will be accepted on a first come basis.|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
|Program Type:||Global Learning Faculty-led||Language of Instruction:||English|
|Fields of Study:||Culture, Ecology, Service Learning||Housing Options:||Other|
FAIR437b (12 credits)
Culture & Ecology: Field Program in Ladakh, India
Pre-departure session dates: Orientation (Bellingham) June 16-20, 2014
Culture & Ecology: Field Program in Ladakh, India. Join Western faculty and students on this remarkable journey to Himalayas. Western Washington University in association with the Institute for Village Studies offers students an in-depth, cross-cultural educational program in the Himalaya communities of Ladakh.
Learn more about this program:
Charlie Ashbaugh is the Director of the Institute for Village Studies. He joined IVS from the field of international development and has worked on development projects in Asia, Latin America and Africa. Prior to taking over as Director, he worked with the International Center for Research on Women, where he conducted research on women’s economic empowerment.
He holds an M.A. in sustainable international development from Brandeis University and a B.A. in global studies form Western Washington University. He is also a nationally certified EMT.
Phone: (206) 300-7857
Liz Mogford is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology. She earned her B.A. in Liberal Arts at St. John's College in 1990, a M.A. in Sociology and a M.P.H. in International Health at the University of Washington in 2002 and completed her Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of Washington in 2007.
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