MA in Anthropology

Emily Harvey, 2017

Emily Harvey

Emily Harvey is a teaching and research associate in the Medical Department at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. She is the main point of contact and support for faculty-led research as well as graduate student research in the Health Professions Education program.

Emily received her bachelor’s degree in anthropology with minors in Women and Gender Studies and in African and African American Studies at George Mason. During her time as an undergraduate she played for the women’s soccer team, participated in the URSP Undergraduate Research Scholars Program, and worked with the Women and Gender Studies Center. She continued to pursue her graduate degree in anthropology through Mason’s accelerated master’s program, and also received a graduate certificate in Women and Gender Studies. She was honored with the Outstanding Anthropology Graduate Student award.

While completing her graduate research Emily began working at The Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at the non-profit Truth Initiative. There, she conducted research related to health disparities surrounding tobacco use and served as the project manager for multiple large grant-funded studies. She has stayed involved with Mason, and was invited to be the Alumni Keynote Speaker at the 2019 Sociology and Anthropology Graduation and Student Award Celebration.