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Dr. Steven Black

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Assistant Professor

(Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 2010) Medical anthropology, linguistic anthropology, and ethnomusicology; HIV/AIDS, southern Africa, neoliberalism/globalization and international aid, creativity and verbal art, stigma, jazz and gospel music. 
   

Dr. Jeffrey Glover

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Associate Professor

(Ph.D., University of California-Riverside, 2006) Regional settlement pattern research in the Maya area along with Geographic Information System (GIS) applications in archaeology.

   

Dr. Emanuela Guano

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 Associate Professor & Director of Graduate Studies

 (Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin, 1999) Urban anthropology, space and place, visual and public culture, class and gender identities, tourism, the anthropology of the senses, the anthropology of work, Italy and Argentina
   

Dr. Kathryn Kozaitis

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 Associate Professor

 (Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1993) Cultural, Urban, and Applied anthropology; global-local transformations, education, cultural diversity & multiculturalism; Roma (Gypsies), Greece, United States.


   

Dr. Nicola Sharratt

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Assistant Professor

(Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago, 2011) Archaeology, Andean South America with a focus on the Tiwanaku, political collapse, identity, craft production, geochemical analysis.

   

Dr. Faidra Papavasiliou

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Lecturer

(Ph.D., Emory University, 2008) Economic anthropology; globalization, development, sustainability, money and finance, consumption, social mobilization, virutal communities, cyberspace; Latin America and the United States.


 

Dr. Jennifer Patico

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 Associate Professor

 (Ph.D., New York University, 2001) Sociocultural anthropology; anthropology of women and gender; consumption, globalization, and capitalism; personhood and the intersection of power and sentimentality; Russia and postsocialism.

 

Dr. Bethany Turner-Livermore

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 Associate Professor

 (Ph.D., Emory University, 2008) Biological anthropology and bioarchaeology, isotope analysis; paleodiet, health and residential mobility, political economy and ecology of ancient states; Andean South America particularly Peru.

   

Dr. Cassandra White

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 Associate Professor & Undergraduate Director

 (Ph.D., Tulane University, 2001) Medical anthropology, leprosy/Hansen’s Disease, Brazilian culture, identity, social and class stratification, Brazilian immigration to the U.S

   

Dr. Frank Williams

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 Associate Professor & Chair

 (Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 2001) Paleoanthropology, Neandertals, growth and development, human variation, skeletal anatomy, fossil primates of South Africa. 

   

  VISITING LECTURERS

 
   

Dr. Daniel Bigman

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Visiting Lecturer

(Ph. D., University of Georgia, 2012) Evolution of Political Systems; Anthropology of Power and Inequality; Landscape and Settlement Archaeology; Applied Near-surface Geophysics; Archaeology of the Southeastern United States.

 

 Dr. Elizabeth Falconi

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Visiting Lecturer

(Ph. D., University of Michigan, 2011) Linguistic anthropology, Mexico & the U.S., migration and transborder communities, citizenship, indigeneity, language and social inequality, narrative, language shift and revitalization.

 

   

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Jillian Jantosciak

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 Martha Mukasa, M.A. 

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