Annalisa Bolin

Annalisa Bolin is a PhD student in the Anthropology department on the Archaeology track. She focuses on the uses of heritage in the development of post-genocide Rwanda, with additional research interests in the politics and ethics of heritage, especially in post-conflict societies. Her dissertation research examines how natural and cultural heritage are used to create and market the so-called New Rwanda, and the impact of development frameworks and politics on Rwandan heritage. She received an MA in Cultural Heritage Management from the University of York and a BA in Archaeology and French Studies from Wesleyan University.