Mrs. Casiana Pascariu is a cultural anthropologist and currently a Visiting Faculty at American University in the Emirates. She earned her master’s degree in Anthropology from Washington State University, where she was trained in all four fields of Anthropology. Mrs. Casiana earned her Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Arizona State University. Prior to teaching at AUS, she taught at the Maricopa Community Colleges, and Washington State University.
Her teaching methods involve travel storytelling, interactive assignments, critical thinking and a good sense of humor. Mrs. Casiana research focuses on minorities in education, and the impact of westernization in developing countries. Through her work and volunteer experience, she was exposed to different cultures and social issues that made her want to immerse into research from a sociological and anthropological perspective.
Besides teaching social science, Mrs. Casiana has an enduring passion for traveling; on her bucket list is to set foot on every country in this world.