Ruth Behar

Ruth Behar was born in Cuba and raised in New York. She is now a professor of anthropology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Her latest book is Traveling Heavy: A Memoir in Between Journeys (2013).

Written by Ruth Behar

Ruth Behar outside her home in Ann Arbor, Michigan. All photos courtesy of the author

Demography and migration
Searching for home

My connection to place is fluid and complex. In a nomadic world, do we still need a home?

Ruth Behar