Dissertation Writers


Name Research Interests
Auerbach, Jess Post-conflict societies, nation-building, Mozambique and Angola
Bautista, Stefanie Middle Horizon (600 - 1000 C.E.) and Early Intermediate Period (100 B.C.E – 650 C.E.) in Peru
Bozcali, Firat The political economy and geography of state-formation in the Turkish border zones
Chart, Hilary Experiences of flexible/insecure labor in urban Africa, the economic imaginaries of microenterprise projects and entrepreneurship education, and business as a cultural production
Der, Lindsay Social inequality and power relations, human-animal relationships, private property
Doherty, Jacob The environmental politics of cities in both the US and Africa, focusing on waste, social exclusion, and middle class environmentalisms
Droney, Damien Medical regulation and popular engagements with science in West Africa
Escallon, Maria The intersections between heritage, cultural diversity, public policy making and development
Feged, Alejandro Behavioral ecology of malaria in the Colombian Amazon Basin
Fernandini, Francesca The social and political aspects of Andes societies and the role ideology plays in the creation of social identities
Gallagher, Patrick The political ecology and the political economy of large-scale environmental conservation projects
Gardiner, Mark Economic, environmental and energy planning in southern Africa
Ghani, Aysha Questions of subjectivity and subject formation, incommensurability, accusation, historical crisis, continuity and rupture, ideology, psychoanaltic theory and the law
Greenleaf, Maron Market-making, land-use, politics, and social movements in Brazil
Howery, Cherkea The economic, political, and cultural impact of the heritage industry on society and the consequences of preservation initiatives.
Human, Helen The commodification of heritage resources and the development and implementation of cultural heritage conventions, laws, and policies.
Ipek Can, Yasemin The implications of neoliberalization in the urban landscape in relation to other significant political issues such as modernity, nationalism, secularism and gender
Liuzza, Claudia Cultural diversity, the complexity of human communication and human behaviors, in relation with interdisciplinary topics such as a sense of heritage, heritage interpretation and cultural consciousness in different contexts of contemporary and ancient societies
McGrail, Richard How deeply personal affects—like “love” and “desire”—continually produce a constitutive outside of “the human” while regulating practices of identification and subjection
Montgomery, Lindsay Native American cultural heritage, ethics, environmental justice, and the politics of identity
Nazaroff, Adam Joseph Archaeological provenance research and archaeometry, the role of science in archaeology, entanglement theory, ecological psychology, Near Eastern and Mesoamerican archaeology
Pepi, Eda Migration, mobility and trafficking, religion and gender, and environmental refugees
Pezzarossi, Guido The archaeology of the entanglements of capitalism and colonialism by Native people to engage and navigate the colonial structures of the emerging capitalist world
Poggiali, Lisa The social, cultural, and political dynamics of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Africa
Power, Eleanor Human behavioral ecology, signaling theory, social network analysis, the anthropology of religion, South India
Price, Mike Human behavioral ecology, focusing particularly on the mathematical and computer modeling of human behavior
Ready, Elspeth Human behavioural ecology, environmental and economic anthropology and archaeology, ethnoarchaeology, zooarchaeology, subsistence, foraging, food sharing, food security
Rice, Jenna Dawn How Muslim minorities situate themselves, and are situated by others, within West European modernity, with specific attention to issues of subject formation, articulations of secularism and liberalism, postcolonial politics, language, and poetics
Richlin, Johanna Religion and immigration, Evangelical Christianity, Brazil and the U.S.
Simpson, Ian Roderick The relationship between market and religion, focusing on early Muslim urban communities in Syria-Palestine.
West, Anna Global health, domesticity, and citizenship in Southern Africa
Wetsel, Amanda Narratives of identity, ethnicity, gender and art, and how those narratives are presented and contested in museums in Central Asia
Zhang, Hantian Modernity, capitalism, identity, nationalism, and the social construction of interest