Psychological anthropology, cultural transmission, human development in cultural context, relationships, trance and spirit possession, Sri Lanka.
Cultural, psychological, and medical anthropology; kinship, family, and childhood; South Asia; ethnography.
- Fall 2020 ANTH 424 – Psych Anthropology
- ANTH 214 – Cultural Study: South Asia
- Summer 2020 ANTH 211 – Cultural Anthropology
- Spring 2020 ANTH 480 – Anthro. Research: Capstone
- Fall 2019 ANTH 211 – Cultural Anthropology
- Spring 2019 ANTH 480 – Anthro. Research: Capstone
Chapin, Bambi L. (2018). "Learning about Culture from Children: Lessons from Rural Sri Lanka". Advances in Culture Theory from Psychological Anthropology 185-209 New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.
Chapin, Bambi L., El Ouardani, Christine, Barlow, Kathleen. (2016). "Socialization". Oxford Online Bibliographies: Anthropology New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Chapin, Bambi L. (2014). Childhood in a Sri Lankan Village: Shaping Hierarchy and Desire. New Bruswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.
Chapin, Bambi L. (2014). Fieldwork and Dreamwork in Sri Lanka. 4. 20 395-398 Clio.
Chapin, Bambi L. (2013). Childcare, Dependency, and Autonomy in a Sri Lankan Village: Enculturation of and through Attachment Relationships. Attachment Reconsidered: Cultural Perspectives on a Western Theory 143-163 New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
Chapin, Bambi L., Barlow, Kathleen. (2011). Childhood and the Practice of Mothering. Anthropology of Children and Childhood Interest Group Newsletter 1. 3 5-6 Anthropology of Children and Childhood Interest Group Newsletter.
Chapin, Bambi L. (2010). "We Have to Give": Sinhala Mothers' Responses to Children’s Expressions of Desire. 4. 38 354-368 Ethos.
Chapin, Bambi L. (2008). Transforming Possession: Josephine and the Work of Culture. 2. 36 220–245 Ethos.