Anna Jacobsen on Anthroworks' Top 40 List of Dissertations

Anna Jacobsen's dissertation titled "Making Moral Worlds: Individual and Social Processes of Meaning Making in a Somali Diaspora", made Anthropologyworks' list of the top 40 dissertations in North America for 2011.

Established in August 2009, Anthropologyworks is a blog related to the discipline of anthropology. Drawing on insights from contributors worldwide, the blog hopes to provide an important place for highlighting what is new and important in anthropology and how anthropology connects to important current affairs and policy.

This blog is a project of the Culture in Global Affairs (CIGA) research and policy program of the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C.. Barbara Miller, professor of cultural anthropology and international affairs at the George Washington University, is the author and creator of the blog.

To read the abbreviated abstract for Jacobsen's dissertation and to see the entire top 40 list, visit