Fall 2018 office hours: Mondays 1:00-3:00, and by appointment

Andrea Conger is a visiting professor in anthropology. Her research and teaching interests focus on how culture affects our experience of living in active human bodies through sport, dance, mindful practice, and play. After a career as a professional dancer in Budapest, Hungary, Andrea came to anthropology through human movement, nonverbal communication, and performance. She is particularly interested in developing cultural strategies for improved health and wellness especially among women and girls.

Andrea is also an active choreographer, runner, and Girls on the Run coach. She received her B.A. from St. Olaf, her M.A. from the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick, and her Ph.D. from Indiana University, Bloomington.