Author Biography

Adrie Kusserow is Professor of Cultural Anthropology at St. Michael’s College in Vermont. She is the author of two books of poetry, Hunting Down the Monk and REFUGE (BOA Editions), and an ethnography, American Individualisms (Palgrave MacMillan). Most recently her poems have been published in American Poetry Review and Anthropology and Humanism. Her current ethnographic and humanitarian work focuses on anti-trafficking awareness raising efforts with the non-profit MARG, based in Darjeeling, West Bengal, India.


Thanks to Paulzor Dukpa of GO HIMALAYA and Nirnay John Chetri and Karma Lepcha of MARG Stop Human Trafficking Team (Darjeeling, West Bengal) for help with their first anti-trafficking trek and efforts to expose the fictions traffickers use to lure girls from their villages.

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