1. University of Virginia
  2. Arts & Sciences

Graduate Students

Cory-Alice Andre-Johnson

Pre-Fieldwork
Subdiscipline/s: Socio-cultural

Specializations:

Madagascar, Shamanism, Spirit Possession, Identity, Ontology and Phenomenology, and Philosophical Anthropology

Irtefa Binte-Farid

Pre-Fieldwork
Subdiscipline/s: Socio-cultural

Specializations:

Gender, Kinship, Labor Migration, Nationalism, Middle East, South Asia

Dennis Blanton

Resident Ph.D. Alum

Lee Bloch

Pre-Fieldwork
Subdiscipline/s: Archaeology, Socio-cultural

Specializations:

Collaborative and Indigenous archaeologies, ethnographic archaeology and archaeological ethnography postcolonialism, gender and sexuality, human and non-human relationships, death and dying, Southeastern Native American peoples, Mississippian archaeology

Beth Bollwerk

Resident Ph.D. Alum
Subdiscipline/s: Archaeology

Specializations:

Prehistoric Archaeology; Historic Archaeology; Native American Archaeology, Middle Atlantic, North America; ArcGIS; Public Archaeology; Native American Representation in Museums; Digital Humanities

Jessica Boynton

Pre-Fieldwork
Subdiscipline/s: Linguistics

Specializations:

Endangered Languages, Ethnography of Language Documentation, Orthography Development

Erika Brant

Fieldwork Completed
Subdiscipline/s: Archaeology

Specializations:

Complex societies, ideological change, landscape archaeology, post-collapse regenerative processes, craft production; The Andes.

Alison Broach

Pre-Fieldwork

Tracie Canada

Pre-Fieldwork
Subdiscipline/s: Socio-cultural

Specializations:

Identity, racial and gender politics, underrepresented minorities in higher education, college sports; North America                     

Jacqueline Cieslak

Conducting Field Research
Subdiscipline/s: Socio-cultural

Specializations:

socio-cultural anthropology, India, caste, cleanliness, development, political economy, waste

Sherri Lynn Colby-Bottel

Resident Ph.D. Alum
Subdiscipline/s: Socio-cultural

Specializations:

Cultural traditions in urban spaces, contemporary music practices, heritage tourism, authenticity and sincerity, race and nationalism, urban and civic identities; North America, US Gulf South, New Orleans.

Lucas de Carvalho

Fieldwork Completed
Subdiscipline/s: Socio-cultural

Specializations:

Amerindian and state relations, international borders, shamanism, mythodology and obviation, production of knowledge, human and non-human interaction, social relatedness, assemblage of appropriate human beings, personhood and conviviality; Lowland Amazonia.

Dannah Dennis

Conducting Field Research
Subdiscipline/s: Socio-cultural

Specializations:

Nepal, Brahmans, hierachy, religion, secularism, education, nationalism

Bremen Donovan

Pre-Fieldwork
Subdiscipline/s: Socio-cultural

Specializations:

Law, community, conflict, kinship, sex work, film, West Africa, United States

Kyle Edwards

Pre-Fieldwork
Subdiscipline/s: Archaeology

Specializations:

North America, Southwest, Southeast, Colonialism, Palynology, Environmental Archaeology

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