Students in the Field

Name Research Interests
Abdelrahman, Nisrin Elamin Foreign Land Acquisitions in East Africa (Sudan, South Sudan, Ethiopia and Tanzania) Social Movements, Land Reform, Extractive Industries, 'Studying up' and China's growing influence in East Africa.
Beggs, Emily Political ecology of working landscapes, science studies, and agriculture-as- conservation in the Americas
Bolin, Annalisa Natural and cultural heritage, heritage politics and ethics, tourism, development, post-conflict societies, Rwanda, East Africa
Brown, Madeline Common-pool resource management; ethnoecology; social networks; fungi; trust, cooperation, and exchange; Southwest China
Bykowski, Melissa Utilization of technological devices, in habitual and concrete practice, work as technologies of subjectification
Deloney, Marguerite Colonial archaeology of Latin America, culture contact studies, ethnogenesis, decolonization theory, agency and identity
Erickson-Davis, Cordelia STS, medical anthropology, translational neuroscience, phenomenology, psychophysics, regulatory science, medical devices, virtual and augmented reality
Gilbert, David Environmental anthropology, agroforestry, Indonesia
Hagerty, Alexa Latin America, critical human rights, medical anthropology, morality, imagination
Hsieh, Jennifer Hearing cultures, sound and noise, senses, urbanism, governance, Taiwan, East Asia
Jordan, E'lana Human-environment interactions that lead to the cause and spread of infectious diseases, such as tuberculosis and malaria, in Latin America
Kayne, Saree anthropology of elites, anthropology of sport, the Olympic Games, liberal humanism, neoliberalism
Maitra, Amrapali Medical anthropology, mental illness, narratives of illness, trauma, gender and development, chronic violence, economies of sex, South Asia, subjectivity, postcoloniality
Markkula, Johanna Maritime anthropology, human mobility, globalization, environmental displacement, intercultural relations, coastlines as frontlines
Medina, Anthony Anthropology of Cuba, Caribbean Studies, Marketization, Globalization, Criminality, Economic Liberalization
Moran, John place, cultural politics, natural and cultural heritage, anthropology of capitalism and neoliberalism, development in Florida, U.S. South
Muro, Luis Social Encounters, Funerary Rituals, Ceremonial Practices, Ideology and Power in Andean complex societies during Pre-Hispanic times. Cultural Heritage, Community Development, Sustainable Preservation.
Park, Young su Mental illness, Christianity, Labor Migration, Subjectivity, Governmentality, Political Economy, East Asia (South Korea, North Korea, China)
Reifschneider, Meredith Historical archaeology, economic anthropology, critical geography, gender studies, and postcolonial theory
Richardson, Gene infectious disease ecology, medical anthropology, critical theory, sub-Saharan Africa.
Said, Karem The transformative power of knowledge economy in Egypt, looking at the architectural production mobilized by this discourse, particularly of IT office parks and newly built universities in Cairo
Samarawickrema, Nethra Indian Ocean Trade, gold and gem trading networks, trust and risk, credit and debt, transnational capital flows, Sri Lanka, South India, Hong Kong and Singapore
Singh, Ashveer Pal Universal Identification Authority of India, STS, the politics of welfare, state planning and governance, knowledge production, East Punjab
Sugimoto, Tomonori Colonialism and postcolonialism, race and ethnicity, indigeneity, historical anthropology, and cultural studies
Weekes, Amber Legal regulation of archaeology, cultural heritage law, history and memory, Soviet archaeology, Central and Eastern Europe
Yapp, Lauren heritage, urban landscape, materiality, colonial and post-colonial networks, memory politics, critical geography, Southeast Asia