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J. Paige MacDougall
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Affiliation: Canadian Deafness Research and Training Institute (CDRTI)

Department: Anthropology

Location: Westmount, QC, CANADA

Biography: Dr. J. Paige MacDougall completed her doctorate in socio-cultural anthropology at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada (2013). She has extensive ethnographic fieldwork experience with indigenous peoples in Yucatan, Mexico and in devising sustainable social programs for persons with disabilities. Paige has a background in Maya archaeology (Belize, C.A.), and is especially interested in the revitalization and continuance of indigenous/aboriginal ideologies and practices. She is the Director of Research at the Canadian Deafness Research and Training Institute (CDRTI) in Montreal, Quebec, and is the founder of a non-profit organization in Mexico called YUCAN Make a Difference A.C. Paige is also is a founding member of the Nunavut Deaf Society (NDS) in Canada. Recognizing the important role that engaged and collaborative anthropological practice play in the design of ethnographic fieldwork projects, her methodology relies heavily on community engagement.

Subfield: Cultural Anthropology

Geographic Areas of Expertise:
Latin America and the Caribbean
Americas

Languages:

American Sign Language
Spanish
English
Mayan

Interests/Specialty Areas:

Education