Farm Anthropologist

Ben Horvath | Mar. 6, 2013 | College of Arts and Letters

Greg Yungtun

Researching, exploring, and seeking to understand other cultures are essential to anthropology—and a key part of a Notre Dame liberal arts education. Junior Greg Yungtum had the opportunity to do all of these things during a trip to Africa this past summer.

The anthropology and pre-med student spent June and July gaining insight on the struggles and problems of rural Ugandan farmers and studying land development in the area.

“I’m from Iowa, and I have lived in a rural, farm setting my whole life,” Yungtum says, “so this project was an opportunity for me to connect my home life with my academic life at Notre Dame.”

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