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Kristin YarrisKristin Yarris, Ph.D

Expertise: 
Emigration effects on children and families, role of grandmothers, migration effects on Mexico

Professor Yarris studies, among other issues, the effect of the emigration of parents on children left behind in Nicaragua and in particular the role of grandmothers as caregivers in place of absent parents. She also studies the potential disruption of families due to migration and how the migration of people from Central America to the United States is affecting Mexico, their primary transit route.

She can be reached at 541-346-1363 or keyarris@uoregon.edu

 

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