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Edgar, Stacey C Instructor


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research overview

  • My research aims to highlight the power of artisan employment in providing an avenue to empowerment, resilience, and positive social impact for women in developing economies. Across three unique studies, my 2022 dissertation aims to examine the ways artisan employment empowers women economically and socially, builds resilient communities, and scales social and environmental impact for women in Africa, specifically in Zambia.


  • Informal Economy, Sustainable Livelihoods, MSMEs, Global Artisans, Creative Handmade Sector


International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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