Professor, Department Chair
Areas of Specialization: Learning and Culture, Childhood, Psychological Anthropology, Museum Anthropology, Symbolism, Gender, Art and Aesthetics, Material Culture, Regional Ethnography
Areas: Melanesia, Oceania, United States.
Office: Dean Hall 356
- 1985 Ph.D. Anthropology, University of California, San Diego
- 1980 C. Phil. Anthropology, University of California, San Diego
- 1971 Elementary Teaching Credential, United States International University, San Diego
- 1969 B.A., cum laude, English and American Literature, Pomona College
- Culture and Childhood
- Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
- Introduction to Museology
- Psychological Anthropology
- 2012* Kathleen Barlow. "Attachment and Culture in Murik Society," IN Cross-cultural Challenges to Attachment Theory, Naomi Quinn and Jeannette Mageo, eds. Accepted for publication, Palgrave series, "Culture, Mind and Society."
- 2010* Kathleen Barlow and Bambi Chapin, guest editors. Special issue of Ethos 38:4, on “The Practice of Mothering.” Introduction, p. 1-20. -- "Sharing Food, Sharing Values: Mothering and Empathy in Murik Society." pp. 339-353.
- 2009* Kathleen Barlow and Elaine Dunbar , “Race, Class and Whiteness in Gifted and Talented Identification: A Case Study." Berkeley Review of Education, 1(1)
- 2004 *"Critiquing the 'Good Enough' Mother: A Perspective based on the Murik of Papua New Guinea" Ethos, special issue Dec.
- 2003 Reprint of "Dialogics of Material Culture: Male and Female in Murik Outrigger Canoes." with David M. Lipset. 1997. American Ethnologist. 24(1):4-36. IN Denzin, Norman K. and Yvonna S. Lincoln, The American Tradition in Qualitative Research. Sage, 2001.
- 2002* "Beyond the Taboo: Imagining Incest." Meigs, Anna and Kathleen Barlow. American Anthropologist 104(1):38-49.
- 2000* "Working Mothers and the Work of Culture in a Papua New Guinea Society," Ethos 29(1):1-30.
- Guest Eds. "Logging the Southwestern Pacific: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu." 1997. Center for Pacific Islands Studies, University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Spring 9(1).
- 2004 "Hiding the 'Bad' Mother". Guest lecture. CELF (Sloan Foundation, Center for the Study of Everyday Life and Families) at UCLA, Dept. of Anthropology. Feb. 11.
- 2002 "The Sublime, the Mundane and the Ridiculous: Appreciating Sepik Art from Aesthetic, Historical and Regional Perspectives." Invited Session in honor of Douglas Newton. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting.