Carla Paschal | Department of Anthropology

Carla Paschal

Adjunct Instructor

Carla Paschal is an applied anthropologist and adjunct instructor at the University of North Texas. Her interests include food security, homelessness, squatter settlements, income inequality and education. As an applied anthropologist, she has worked in Peru with an education non-profit, Latin American Foundation for the Future (LAFF), performing a monitoring and evaluation project. She has consulted with Centro Rural Metodista in Costa Rica on establishing a community organization within a squatter settlement in Ciudad Quesada. Carla's master's thesis investigated the food security of senior citizens in the Carrollton and Farmers Branch, Texas area on behalf of Metrocrest Services, a local non-profit service organization. She now works for Metrocrest part time as the Special Programs Coordinator, organizing their Sack Summer Hunger program, Thanksgiving food delivery and the Metrocrest Christmas Store for low income families. Carla teaches an undergraduate class at UNT and her focus is on helping students realize the value of applying anthropological theories and frameworks to evaluate the social issues they will encounter throughout their lives.


2018, M.S. Applied Anthropology, University of North Texas

2010, B.A.A.S. Marketing, Texas A&M University-Commerce