Grace Fraser

Associate Professor Emeritus of Anthropology-Sociology



Grace Fraser is a cultural anthropologist with interests in conflict and law, applied anthropology and theories of tourism development and SIDS. She has done field work for over 30 years in the Caribbean and organized and ran Plymouth State University’s first ethnographic field school in the West Indies. Short-term research areas include the southwest Pacific and Malaysia. Fraser is committed to student involvement in research and brings her research experiences into the classroom at every opportunity.

Degrees and Education

PhD, University of Massachusetts
MA, University of Massachusetts
BA, University of Utah

Research Interests

Local politics
Baba-Nyonya Chinese culture
Social and environmental advocacy in the developing world

Associations, Boards, and Committees

Northeastern Antropology Association, president