Hannah Borenstein


Hannah is a PhD candidate in the Cultural Anthropology at Duke University. Her dissertation research is an ethnographic project investigating the lives of Ethiopian women long-distance runners navigating a transnational network of coaches, agents, and sponsorship companies. She explores the relationships that emerge between athletes and a range of actors to better understand the working conditions of women athletes in transnational capitalist sport. She  is also enrolled in the Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies and African & African American Studies Certificate Programs. 

Fellowships, Supported Research, & Other Grants

Wenner-Gren Dissertation Fieldwork Grant awarded by Wenner-Gren Foundation (2020)