About the Author
General Editors: Ralph J. Bishop and Pamela Amoss
Susan Emley Keefe received her Ph.D. in 1974 from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and is Professor of Anthropology at Appalachian State University. Her scholarly work has been interdisciplinary and has combined theoretical and applied interests, primarily in ethnicity, mental health, and education. She is the co-author (with Amado M. Padilla) of Chicano Ethnicity (University of New Mexico Press 1987) and editor of Appalachian Mental Health (University Press of Kentucky 1988). Her current research is on ethnicity as it is expressed among black and white Appalachians and its impact on education and mental health.