Helen A Regis
Associate Professor - Anthropology
PhD: Tulane University, 1997.
Area of Interest
Cultural Anthropology; Blackness, Performance, Urban Spaces; Anthropology of Cities; Africa and the African Diaspora: New Orleans, Benin, Cuba, Cameroon
Recent Courses Taught
- Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
- Introduction to World Ethnography
- African American Cultures
- The Islamic World, Race, & Racism
- 2003. Program Chair and Key Symposium Organizer, Southern Anthropological Society Meetings, Baton Rouge.
- 2001-2001. Mooney Award Selection Committee. Best Book on Southern History and Culture. Southern Anthropological Society.
- 2001-Present. Member of the Board, CubaNola Collective.
- Regis, Helen A. 2002. Fulbe Voices: Marriage, Islam and Medicine in Northern Cameroon. Boulder: Westview Press.
- Bartkowski, John P. and Helen A. Regis. 2002. Charitable Choices: Religion, Race, and Poverty in the Post-Welfare Era. New York: University Press.
- Regis, Helen A. 2001. "Blackness and the Politics of Memory in the New Orleans Second Line," American Ethnologist 28(4): 752-77.
- Regis, Helen A. 1999. "Second Lines, Minstrelsy, and the Contested Landscapes of New Orleans Afro-Creole Festivals," Cultural Anthropology 14(4): 472-504.
- Bartkowski, John and Helen A. Regis. 1999. "'Charitable Choice' and the Feasibility of Faith-Based Welfare Reform in Mississippi." Chicago: Research Bulletin of the Joint Center for Poverty Research at Northwestern/University of Chicago.