Research Interests: post (post) colonial studies, African literature, African political thought, war studies, and critical terrorism studies
Research Interests: United States, Hong Kong, southern China; biomedical research and ethics; local laboratory practices; the production of biomedical discourses; and public understandings of science.
Research Interests: Knowledge production, heritage politics, post-genomic era, Roma, Turkey
Research Interests: Germany: art, urbanism, and riparian landscapes; industrial nature and structural change; phenomenology (Husserl, Merleau-Ponty), linguistic pragmatics.
Research Interests: social anthropology, cultural history, Turkey.
Research Interests: Southwest US, Navajo (Diné) archaeology; Spanish/indigenous colonial contacts; pericolonialism & borderland communities; ethnicity & migration; diet & subsistence practices; pastoralism; landscape archaeology; indigenous archaeology.
Research Interests: Peru; inter- & intra-societal boundaries, transitions and points of discord through lens of landscape archaeology.
Research Interests: Korean peninsula, nationalism, future.
Research Interests: South Korea, design, gender and sexuality, fashion industry, marketing, language and politics.
Research Interests: Gun violence in American & South African cities, race and biopolitics, materiality, urban anthropology, settler colonialism, private security.
Research Interests: Nigeria, biopolitics; how do pharmaceutical treatment modalities link individual bodies and local communities to global political economic processes, and how do these networked interconnections shift local, national, and global histories, narratives, and experiences of mental anguish and suffering?
Research Interests: Indonesia, South East Asia; Visual Ethnography, Nexus of Borders, Fundamentalism, Mobility, Developmentalism, Humanitarianism, Decentralization.
Juana Davila Saenz
Research Interests: Latin America, in particular, Colombia and Venezuela; anthropology of power, legal discourse, illegality, policy, legislative processes and bureaucracy; agrarian reform, human-land ties, the Colombian armed conflict and armed action in general, internal forced displacement, and notions of memory, reparation and justice.
Research Interests: South Africa; media anthropology, cinema and the film industry, post-colonial science fiction and futurism, political economy, subjectivity, race and gender, tourism.
Research Interests: Japan; agriculture, impacts of globalization, collaborative visual anthropology.
Research Interests: Supernatural belief systems, ritual and religion, animal studies, food studies, gender and identity, material culture, LARPing, collaborative anthropology, historical archaeology, cross-comparative analysis; Japan, the United Kingdom, island communities.
Area of Interest: India, U.S., political anthropology
Nakay R. Flotte
Research Interests: Mexico-Guatemala borderlands, migration, security, gender and sexuality.
Area of Interest: Mesoamerica; ritual and religion, ceramics, residue analysis, community outreach.
Research Interests: Visual anthropology, violence, inner city experience, social marginalization, memorialization, power structures, identity, material culture, and the United States.
Research Interests: Finland; The medical, political and historical anthropology of care in the Finnish Sámi region; European and Circumpolar anthropology; belonging, citizenship and sovereignty; welfare state transformations; demography.
Research Interests: Indonesia, the aftermath of disasters, Aceh, politics, truth and reconciliation, Sharia and cultural resistance.
Research Interests: South Korea, international law, human rights discourses and institutions, gender and sexuality.
Research Interests: Consumer markets, labor and value, political anthropology, nationalism, religion, ethics and morality, food and consumption, the anthropology of performance, the body, gender, advertising, aesthetics, media, propaganda, visual anthropology, sensory ethnography, Thailand and South East Asia.
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Research Interests: North Atlantic, Iceland, New England; Historical anthropology, archaeology of class in colonial contexts, political economy, materiality of mercantilism vs. liberalism, inter-household inequality, settlement landscapes, core sampling and survey archaeology.
Research Interests: Turkey; body politics, resistance, ethics.
Research Interests: US inner cities, Puerto Rico, Colombia; violence, addiction, War on Drugs.
Research Interests: SouthEast Asia, Borneo; indigeneity, identity politics, heritage.
Nancy A. Khalil
Research Interests: Muslims in America (particularly the 2nd and 3rd generation); Higher Education & Student Development; Religion, Religiosity, & Spirituality; Belief; Transnationalism.
Research Interests: U.S. & Middle East; U.S. Military, Gender and Sexuality.
Alexander Mee-Woong Kim
Research Interests: Siberia, Central Asia, and North America; ancient DNA and population genomics; admixture, migration, and demography; hunter-gatherer mortuary behavior; “complex” foragers; ceramics without farming; caste systems and hereditary slavery firstname.lastname@example.org | website
Research Interests: Western China; emergence of social hierarchies and complex societies; zooarchaeology; Media Anthropology.
Research Interests: anthropology of infrastructure, environmental history, political ecology, anthropology of bureaucracy, and Turkey.
Research Interests: Indonesia, Southeast Asia, audiovisual technologies, circulation and production of images,anthropology of knowledge/science, and political changes.
Research Interests: Yemen; Red Sea mobilities, empire, development.
Research Interests: Thailand, medical anthropology
Kylie Tora Basuki Liu
Research Interests: Italy; Psychiatric and legal anthropology, rape laws.
Research Interests: Archaeology, Mesoamerica, West Mexico, Teotihuacan, Ceramics, Childhood
Research Interests: East Africa; Hunter-gatherer/pastoralist ethnoarchaeology, experimental archaeology, indigeneity and (digital) cultural heritage.
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Research Interests: South Asia; marriage, caste, political economy.
Solsire Cusicanqui Marsano
Research Interests: Peru; Andean Archaeology, Cajamarca, Mochica, Peru; identity, technology, style; archaeology and heritage management.
Research Interests: Middle East; moleculariztion of ethnicity in Israel and the Arabian Peninsula.
Research Interests: paleoanthropology; lithic technology; experimental archaeology; archaeology of South Africa, East Africa, Sahul; human evolution; modern human origins and behavioral variability; Middle Stone Age technology; Middle to Later Stone Age transitions; raw materials properties; raw material sourcing
Research Interests: Medical Anthropology, public health policy, violence.
Joint African and African-American Studies
Research Interests: South Africa; xenophobia and the issue of xenophobic violence in post-apartheid South Africa
Research Interests: Tokyo, Japan; gender and sexuality, political economy, aging.
Research Interests: Burma/Myanmar; peace process, political culture, borderlands.
Research Interests: Southeast Asia, Laos; Artisanship, personhood, nationalism, post-socialism.
Research Interests: South Africa; gated communities, histories of enclaving, urban anthropology, anthropology of space and place, crime and security, democracy and citizenship.
Research Interests: U.S.; Urban and medical anthropology.
Research Interests: Ancient Egypt and Near East; Urbanism and settlement design, spatial analysis, domestic ritual practice versus state religious ideology.
Research Interests: Greece; Greek Muslims, human rights, law, religion and the state, minorities, gender.
Research Interests: China; media/visual anthropology, art communities.
Research Interests: Southwest US; Historical and landscape archaeology, urbanism and cultural change, settlement patterns, colonial archaeology.
Research Interests: Afro-Latin American; Hispanic Caribbean; politics of beauty as they intersect with race, gender, and class; politics of hair; beauty as expression, art form.
Research Interests: Indonesia, Silicon Valley, anthropology of media, popular culture, visual ethnography, masculinities, mind-machine interfaces, pornography, digital nomads, dogs
Research Interests: Japan; urban markets, cultural geography, and virtual spaces. I am interested in configurations between knowledge and places, specifically constructions of nationalistic and bibliographic knowledge in used book districts in Tokyo and Seoul.
Research Interests: Oman; Middle East politics; popular conceptions of the state; youth (un)employment
Research Interests: Indonesia, Netherlands; colonialism, trade, political ecology/economy
Research Interests: Palestine, expressions of sovereignty, settler-colonialism, necropolitics, body commodification
Research Interests: Kazakhstan and Turkic Central Asia; semiotic and linguistic anthropology; voice and the body; transnational infrastructure projects
Research Interests: South America, Pastoralism, zooarchaeology, archaeobotany.
Courtney T. Wittenkind
Research Interests: Spatial politics, landscape and the environment, materiality, visual and collaborative ethnography, Southeast Asia, Burma/Myanmar.
Aylin Yildirim Tschoepe
Research Interests: Social and Urban Transformation and Contest, Biopolitics, City as “Spatial Palimpsest”, Architecture of Resistance, Anthropology of Knowledge, Cultural Intimacy, Memory and Identity Politics, “Homescapes”, TransnationalMigration, Turkey, Germany.
Research Interests: Turkey; Kurdish political movements, structural violence & memory, marginality, landscape and subjectivity, politics of culture.
Research Interests: labor, race, sexuality, political economy, colonialism, migration, Germany, the Netherlands, the anthropology of Europe.
Research Interests: Archaeology of Egypt and Nubia, Predynastic Egypt, navigation and trades, ships and shipcraft, ancient technologies, Digital Humanities, computer graphics, 3D and virtual reconstruction, field archaeology, field survey, landscape archaeology; GIS,photogrammetry, web design, experimental archaeology.
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Research Interests: China, affective labor and capitalism, gender and sexuality, citizenship and belonging, post-socialism.
Research Interests: Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, post-socialism, transition to capitalism, class formation, race and class, race and colonialism in popular culture, modes of nationalism
Research Interests: South Asia, borders, sovereignty, law, media