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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

GW Professor Awarded for Development of Social Well-Being Framework for UNICEF

Dr. Mark Edberg, associate professor of prevention and community health at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, was recently awarded the Washington Association of Professional Anthropologists’ (WAPA) biennial Praxis Award. The Praxis Award was established in 1981 for outstanding achievement in anthropological theory and methods that demonstrate impact for the public good. Dr. Edberg was presented with the award in November at the 112th American Anthropological Association’s annual meeting in Chicago, IL for his collaborative work with UNICEF, in which he used anthropological methods to research and develop new frameworks for planning, monitoring, and addressing problems of well-being among adolescents in one version and women and children in another.