Student spotlight with Hannah Borenstein

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From the November 2021 issue of PHDigest, a monthly e-newsletter focused on doctoral students in the social sciences.

Student Spotlight: Hannah Borenstein

Hannah is a PhD candidate in the Cultural Anthropology at Duke University. Her dissertation research is an ethnographic project investigating the lives of Ethiopian women long-distance runners navigating a transnational network of coaches, agents, and sponsorship companies. She explores the relationships that emerge between athletes and a range of actors to better understand the working conditions of women athletes in transnational capitalist sport. She  is also enrolled in the Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies and African & African American Studies Certificate Programs. | Watch