Anthropologist David Turkon publishes article on His Refugee Work


Contributed by Joel Savishinsky

Anthropologist David Turkon is the senior author of an article in the most recent issue of PRACTICING ANTHROPOLOGY (Vol. 28, No. 4), a publication of the Society for Applied Anthropology.

The essay, "Settling Sudanese Refugees in the Age of Individualism," describes the challenges that he and co-author Ann Wheat faced in creating a supportive organization for Sudanese "Lost Boys and Girls" in Phoenix, Arizona. Since coming to Ithaca, Turkon has been active in establishing the Central New York Lost Boys Foundation in Syracuse.