First Year Cohort

Name Research Interests
Alexandrino Ocana, Grace Andes; heritage concepts in Latin America, tangible cultural heritageĀ“s social use, public policies for cultural heritage sites, UNESCOS role in Latin America, education and heritage, social approach to archaeology multi-ethnic identities, race relations, ethnographic methods.
Anderson, Mary-Catherine
Christians, Paul Cultural heritage, preservation, community archaeology, development, ethics
Colon, Eli Dominican diaspora, gender performance, transnationalism, race relations
Huang, Shan transnationalism, mediation, psycho-therapy, empathy, linguistic anthropology, sound and noise, STS, governmentality, China
Maass, Claire Archaeology of race and ethnicity; archaeology of slavery; bioarchaeology; post-colonial studies; African diaspora; Latin America
Navarro, Jose-Alberto anthropology of decision-making; rationality and choice theory; risk and reward; credit; ecosystems of trust; stress, happiness and productivity; quality of life; programming environments
Ng, Laura historical archaeology; Chinese diaspora; race; ethnicity; Western United States
Seward, Pablo Ontology, semiotics, care, and subjectivity in relation to traditional and modern forms of knowledge; ethnographic film and other non-discursive representational logics; Easter Island, Latin America.