Department Undergrad & Grad Faculty

Ulla D. Berg

alt (Ph.D, New York University, 2007; Associate Professor, Latino & Hispanic Caribbean Studies and Anthropology, SAS)  Migration, mobility, transnationalism, globalization, media, ritual and performance, affect, visual anthropology, Peru, Latin America, U.S. Latinos.

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Dan Cabanes

ID18 ANTH Dan C 08643web(Ph.D. Universitat Rovira i Vigili, Tarragona, Spain, 2009. Assistant Professor, Anthropology, SAS)  Microarchaeology, Site Formation Processes, Phytoliths, FTIR, Diagenesis, Middle to Upper Palaeolithic transition, Neanderthals, Anatomically Modern Humans, Activity Areas, Urban Centres, Levantine Bronze and Iron Age; Europe, the Levant.

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Omar Dewachi

Dewachi 4 3(Ph.D., Harvard University 2008; Associate Professor, Medical Anthropology)
History of science and medicine, war, statecraft, humanitarianism, biopolitics, infrastructure, mobility, health, the body, Empire, Iraq, Middle East).

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Craig S. Feibel

(PhD, U Utah, 1988; Chair, Department of Anthropology, Professor Geology and Anthropology, SAS) Geological context of fossil and archaeological sites, paleoenvironments and paleoecology, microstratigraphy, geochronology; Africa

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Hylke de Jong

ID18 ANTH H deJong 08586web(doctoraal Leiden, PhD Bristol; Teaching Instructor). Dissertation title: Subsistence plasticity: A strontium isotope perspective on subsistence through intra-tooth enamel and inter-site variation by LA-MC-ICPMS and TIMS. Interests: Bioarchaeology, Isotope geochemistry, Strontium isotope analysis, Behavioural ecology, Phenotypic plasticity, Diet.

Zeynep Devrim Gürsel

20130909 mac tenure 713 2(PhD in Anthropology with a Designated Emphasis in Film Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, 2007, Associate Professor, SAS) Media anthropology, visual anthropology, photography, ethnographic and documentary film, historical anthropology, cultures of knowledge production especially news and journalism, anthropology of the imagination, politics in everyday life, migration and the construction of citizenship.  Turkish and Ottoman Studies, American Studies, migration studies.

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Pilar Rau

ID18 ANTH P Ran 08648web(PhD, U New York University, 2013; Teaching Instructor) Anthropology of art and aesthetics, economic anthropology, exchange, globalization, indigeneity, language and culture, media, religion and ritual, social movements, tourism, video production, visual anthropology; Latin America, the Andes.

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Louisa Schein

(PhD, U California-Berkeley, 1993; Associate Professor; Anthropology and Women's and Gender Studies, SAS) Cultural politics, ethnicity, critical race studies, nationalism and transnationalism, diaspora, sexuality and gender, masculinity and violence, representation, media studies and activism, documentary production, postcoloniality, postsocialism; China, US, Asian Americans, Southeast Asia, Hmong; China, Asian American, US.

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Becky L. Schulthies

ID18 ANTH B Schulthies 08563web

Ph.D. University of Arizona; Assistant Professor School of Arts and Sciences. Research Interests: linguistic anthropology; human-plant semiotic ideologies; Arabic graphic sensibilities; national/transnational Arab media ideologies; language ideologies and identities in Morocco; education and literacies; social media discourse; history of Arabic semiotic ideologies.

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Christien Philmarc Tompkins

(PhD, U Chicago, 2017; Assistant Professor, SAS) Race and racialization; critical theory, political economy; human capital, work, and labor; education and reform; design thinking; United States; New Orleans; cities and space; African Americans;  whiteness; neoliberalism and privatization; expertise, technocracy, and experimentation; social engineering and capacity building; ideology and identity; infrastructure

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Erin R. Vogel

ID18 ANTH E Vogel 08632web(PhD, Stony Brook University, 2004; Associate Professor SAS and CHES, Graduate Director, Anthropology) Primate feeding ecology, functional morphology, digestive efficiency, protein balance, and energetics, the evolution of cooperation and coalition formation; Costa Rica, Central America; Central Kalimantan and Sumatra, Indonesia.

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