As an educator, I strive to help students draw together the contexts of their lives at large with the theoretical concerns and analytical frameworks of anthropological endeavors. The broad goal of my work in an anthropology classroom is to provide students not only with content related to ethnographic and historical research, but also with the relevant analytical tools to understand more deeply the worlds that they live in.

If you’re interested in reading the longer version of my academic teaching statement, click here. If you’re interested in learning more about the kinds of community workshops I facilitate, click here. If you want to know more about my philosophy of community education, click here. If you’re interested in talking with me more about how I might be of use to your community, classroom, or other learning group, or if you’d like to talk about the tutoring work I do for people seeking to improve their writing and social science skills, contact me at charis.boke at!