Dr. Ida Fadzillah Legget

Associate Professor

Dr. Ida Fadzillah Legget
615-904-8275
Room 317, Andrew L. Todd Hall (TODD)
MTSU Box 10, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., University of Illinois (2003)
  • M.A., Northern Illinois University (1995)
  • B.A., Bryn Mawr College, PA (1990)

Areas of Expertise

  • Colonialization
  • Economic Anthropology
  • Globalization
  • Southeast Asia
  • Urban Anthropology

Publications

  • Fadzillah, Ida. "Cosmetics in the Classroom: The Impact of Avon and Amway on a Rural Thai High School.";
  • Fadzillah, Ida. 2008. "Negotiating Dangerous Spaces: Encounters with Prostitution and AIDS in Northern Thailand,"; in Ruminations on Violence. Derek Pardue (ed.), (Waveland Press).
  • Fadzillah, Ida. 2007. "Maintaining Japanese Identity in Murfreesboro, Tennessee: The Redefinition of Southern Community"; with Angela Stroupe, in McNair Research Review Vol. 5.
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  • Fadzillah, Ida. "Cosmetics in the Classroom: The Impact of Avon and Amway on a Rural Thai High School.";
  • Fadzillah, Ida. 2008. "Negotiating Dangerous Spaces: Encounters with Prostitution and AIDS in Northern Thailand,"; in Ruminations on Violence. Derek Pardue (ed.), (Waveland Press).
  • Fadzillah, Ida. 2007. "Maintaining Japanese Identity in Murfreesboro, Tennessee: The Redefinition of Southern Community"; with Angela Stroupe, in McNair Research Review Vol. 5.
  • Fadzillah, Ida. 2007. Book review of Imagining the Course of Life: Self-transformation in a Shan Buddhist Community in American Anthropologist Vol. 109, No. 3 September.
  • Fadzillah, Ida. 2005. "The Amway Connection: How Transnational Ideas of Beauty and Money Affect Northern Thai Girls' Perceptions of their Future Options"; in Youth-scapes: Popular Cultures, National Ideologies, Global Markets, Sunaina Maira and Elizabeth Soep (eds.), University of Pennsylvania Press.
  • Fadzillah, Ida. 2004. "Going Beyond 'The West' and 'The Rest:' Conducting Non-western, Non-native Ethnography,"; in Anthropologists in the Field: Case Studies in Participant Observation, Lynne Hume and Jane Mulcock (eds.), Columbia University Press.
  • Fadzillah, Ida. 2004. Book review of G-Strings and Sympathy: Strip Club Regulars and Male Desire by Katherine Frank, for the Anthropology of Work Review.
  • Fadzillah, Ida. 2003. Online book review of Inside the American Couple: New Thinking, New Challenges for the Association for Feminist Anthropology web site. ( http://sscl.berkeley.edu/~afaweb/reviews/Fadzillah.htm ).

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