Vanne-Paige PadgettAdvisory Board
Vanne-Paige Padgett is a junior scholar focused on the socio-economic politics of culture, social identity, and historical processes. Vanne-Paige’s research aims to expand on the intersectionality of race, class, and gender and the evolution of the ‘Urban Diaspora’. As a soon-to-be Cultural Anthropologist, Vanne-Paige is attentive to urban life as it is constantly redefined and shaped in a globalizing world.
Vanne-Paige’s antecedents are rooted in the urban life of New York City. A native Brooklynite, her objective stems from the harsh reality of gentrification and displacement. Dedicating her academic and professional aspirations to this experience, Vanne-Paige is a proud activist for human rights and equality across the social identity spectrum. She earned a BA in Political Science and Anthropology and currently works in community engagement at a national LGBTQ youth mental health and crisis intervention organization. Vanne-Paige is continuing her academic and activist endeavors as an MA candidate at Hunter College.