Sociology at Aquinas College

Deborah Wickering, Ph. D.

Professor Emerita of Anthropology


Dr. Deborah Wickering is a Professor Emerita of Anthropology. Her research among Bedouin women in the Sinai desert of Egypt led to her interests in gender, indigenous peoples, oral culture and tourism. She regularly teaches an online section of cultural anthropology.


  • Ph.D., University of Manchester
  • M.A., American University of Cairo, Egypt
  • B.A., Grand Valley State University