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Melissa Hanks

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Department of Human Sciences
mhanks@marylhurst.edu

Education

MA, Oregon State University
BA, University of Oregon

Classes Taught

Research Methods in the Social Sciences

About

Melissa Hanks received an MA in applied anthropology from Oregon State University and a BA in anthropology from the University of Oregon. She has previously taught human evolution, human osteology and applied Native American cultural studies. 

Hanks works full time as a senior policy analyst for the Oregon Health Authority. Her current research interests include health insurance policy and planning, health and social inequality, poverty studies, rural studies, business and organizational anthropology and ethics in social research.

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Celebrate the Life of Duane Gehlsen

On July 19, 2015, the Marylhurst community will gather to celebrate the life of Dr. Duane Gehlsen who taught anthropology in the Department of Human Sciences until his recent, unexpected passing.

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August 22, 2015

Undergraduate Information Session

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September 02, 2015

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October 23, 2015

Guest Seminar: Finding Your Way Back Home - Honoring Our Pathways to Wholeness

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