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Sonja Ulrich, M.A.

Title: Lecturer
Email: sulrich@csudh.edu
(310) 243-3478

Contact Preference: Email

Areas of Expertise

Cultural Anthropology, Applied Anthropology, Psychological Anthropology, Medical Anthropology, Mesoamerican Studies, Mixed Methods Research, Cult Survivorship

Professional Background

Sonja Ulrich is an applied anthropologist with research in medical anthropology among rural residents in Chiapas, Mexico which yielded a published thesis (Health Care Seeking Behavior in Rural Soconusco of Chiapas, Mexico). As a cult survivor, her experience led to teaching psychological anthropology at CSUDH and her publishing a reader, Introduction to Psychological Anthropology.

As an alumna of CSUDH, she is passionate about teaching for the Anthropology and Behavior Science departments at CSUDH with a focus on mixed methods research. In addition, she has led study abroad classes in Bulgaria teaching folklore and cultural anthropology through CSUDH’s study abroad program.


English, German, Dutch


M.A., Anthropology, CSULB

B.A., Anthropology, CSUDH