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About Amanda J. Reinke

Amanda J. Reinke is a doctoral student in the University of Tennessee's Department of Anthropology. She is a Graduate Teaching Assistant, teaching ANTH 130: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology. She received her B.A. in anthropology in 2011 and was a research assistant in entomology and teaching assistant for Kiswahili during her career at the University of Georgia.
Research topics of interest include: militarization, peacebuilding, human rights, gender, age, phenomenology, political economy. Geographic research focus is East Africa and the Great Lakes Region of Africa.


Present B.A. Anthropology (2011), University of Georgia
Present Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Honors and Awards

  • Top 100 Employee at the University of Georgia


  • ANTH 130 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
  • ANTH 324 African Ethnography