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Vavrus presents paper at Copenhagen University's Center for Health & Society

Frances VavrusFrances Vavrus, associate professor in the Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development (OLPD), recently spent several days in Denmark presenting a paper at Copenhagen University's Center for Health and Society and serving as an external examiner at Roskilde University's Graduate School of Lifelong Learning. The paper, entitled Partnership, poverty, and power: What can critical discourse analysis teach us about health and development in Tanzania?, is based on research she has been conducting on global poverty reduction strategies and their impact on Tanzania's education and health policies. As external examiner, Vavrus provided critical commentary on a dissertation examining the gendered dimensions of micro-credit programs in urban Tanzania.

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