About Dr. Galman

 

 

Hello everyone! 

Dr. Sally Campbell Galman is an anthropologist, oral historian, teacher educator, ruralist, writer and visual artist. Her research interests include the foundations of education, the anthropology of childhood, and gender studies. She is the Principal Investigator of the Gender Moxie Project. This project, generously funded by the Spencer Foundation, focuses on understanding transgender, gender independent and gender creative children’s experiences and resilience through an interdisciplinary and art-informed lens. Along with colleague Dr. Laura Alicia Valdiviezo, she is the Editor-in-Chief of Anthropology and Education Quarterly.  She is also an editor at Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures. Dr. Galman was born and grew up in northern Japan and attended Punahou School in Honolulu, Hawaii. She is Professor of Child and Family Studies at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

She is also an award-winning visual artist.  Follow her on Twitter! @ProfessorMommy and review her work at Academia.edu

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“We live in a world in which we need to share responsibility. It’s easy to say, ‘It’s not my child, not my community, not my world, not my problem.’ Then there are those who see the need and respond. I consider those people my heroes.”
– Fred Rogers

 

 

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