Asher E. Beckwitt, PhD

Core Faculty, Dissertation Chair, The Graduate School

abeckwitt@ncu.eduAsher Beckwitt

Areas of Expertise:

  • Race
  • Gender
  • Social justice
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Cancer Survivorship
  • Qualitative Methods


  • Ph.D., American University
  • M.A., George Mason University
  • B.A., George Mason University

Dissertation title: 

Surviving survivorship: Adults surviving childhood cancers experiences.

Selected Publications:

  • “Childhood cancer camps: Their role in adults surviving childhood cancers lives,” Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing, (in press)
  • “Mothers' reflections about infant irritability and postpartum tobacco use,” Birth, (2008)
  • Self-care operations and nursing interventions for children with cancer and their parents,” Nursing Science Quarterly, (2006)

Professional Experience:

  • Chief Executive Officer and Senior Researcher, Asher Consulting, LLC 
  • Qualitative Analysis Research Consultant, George Mason University 
  • Adjunct Faculty, Montgomery College