Rebecca Nelson Jacobs is a graduate student in the anthropology department at the University of Connecticut, Storrs. She is pursuing her PhD in cultural anthropology, and her research interests include globalization, material culture, the invention of tradition, cultural commoditization, tourism and tourist art, and women's cooperatives. She was valedictorian of the class of 2007 of the State University of New York at Potsdam. She double-majored in anthropology and archaeology, with minors in museum studies and art history.
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