Sharon Abramowitz

Faculty: Sharon AbramowitzDr. Sharon Abramowitz is an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology and the Center for African Studies.


  • Ph.D., Anthropology, Harvard University, 2009
  • M.A., Sociology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2004
  • B.A., Near Eastern Judaic Studies & Sociology, Brandeis University, 1998


Research Interests:

Medical Anthropology, Psychological Anthropology, Violence and Conflict, Health Sector Transitions, Humanitarian Interventions, Upper Guinea/ Mano River Region, Gender-Based Violence

Countries / Regions of Expertise:

West Africa, Upper Guinea / Mano River Region


Grinter Hall, Room 494
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611
352-273-4763 (TEL)


Read more about Dr. Abramowitz’s work on Ebola, here.