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Ann Hanridge, MA

Adjunct Professor in  Arts & Sciences


MFA - Spalding University
MA - University of Iowa
BA - University of Chicago

Instructor Amy Hanridge was born and raised in Nebraska and completed her BA degree in Anthropology from the University of Chicago and her MA degree in Anthropology from the University of Iowa. She completed Master’s field research in a neonatal nursery in New Delhi, India, comparing crisis medical decision-making there with similar decision-making in hospitals in the United States. As a cultural anthropologist, Instructor Hanridge has worked as a cross-cultural consultant with police departments and in teacher-training programs. She has assisted with research on immigrant expert scholars in the United States. Instructor Hanridge completed her MFA in Writing at Spalding University. As a writer, she has published short stories, essays, editorials and book reviews. Her short story, “Starter,” was published in 2014 in the anthology, Living in the Land of Limbo: Fiction and Poetry about Family Caregiving, printed by Vanderbilt University Press and edited by Carol Levine. Instructor Hanridge has taught online for Ottawa University since 2012 and she teaches a broad variety of liberal arts and writing courses.

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