Interdisciplinary Research

Eleanor Ouimet’s Research in Japan Featured in UCONN Today

Anthropology Professor in Residence Eleanor Ouimet is member of an interdisciplinary team of UCONN professors who traveled to Japan to investigate natural disasters, namely tsunamis, and their aftermath from a number of angles. Their research has been featured in an article on UConn Today.


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Anthropology Undergraduate Travels to Japan on Independent Study

Akhil Choudhary, an undergraduate student majoring in anthropology at UCONN has maintained a travel journal as part of an independent study entitled “Creating New Opportunities for Interdisciplinary International Research in Disaster Science.” Akhil was accompanied by two other UCONN undergrads, as well as faculty members Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet (Anthropology), Will Ouimet (Geography and Geoscience), and Rich Christenson (Engineering). Read on to learn how the team fared on this journey into interdisciplinary disaster research and stayed tuned for more information on their collaborative research efforts next semester!