by Kathryn Stam
Kathryn Stam is a professor of cultural anthropology at the SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Utica, New York. Her fieldwork and other travels have taken her to Thailand, Laos, Nepal, South Africa, the Netherlands, Costa Rica, and Ireland. She is an advocate for resettled refugees. She is currently writing a memoir about culture and her experiences trying to communicate across cultures. Her creative nonfiction has appeared in Wanderlust, Griffel, The Write Launch, The Good Life Review, Flumes, Nowhere, and Santa Ana River Review.