Marie Schaefer

  • PhD Student
  • Graduate Assistant, American Indian Studies Program


Research Interests

  • Indigenous Knowledge
  • Traditional Knowledge Systems
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Applied Anthropology
  • Community Based Participatory Research Methods
  • Social Justice

Biographical Info

Marie Schaefer is a graduate student in Anthropology at Michigan State University studying the paradigm shift towards an integrated understanding of the nexus between indigenous knowledge and western scientific knowledge. She is interested in how this shift can contribute to sustainable futures for indigenous peoples.

2010 M.A., Applied Anthropology, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

2008 Graduate Certificate, Community Building, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI