Research Interests: The origin of modern humans and early
Research Interests: Law; politics; kinship; social structure; Africa.
Research and Teaching Interests: The urban process and exchange networks that tie the Near East, the Persian Gulf, the Arabian peninsula, and Central
Research Interests: Chinese kinship and social organization; ritual and political symbolism; social stratification; migration; historical ethnography;
Research Interests: Social Anthropology and Middle Eastern Studies: contemporary social theory and theorists; anthropology of religion with special