1. University of Virginia
  2. Arts & Sciences

Graduate Students

Daniel King

Pre-Fieldwork

Kristin LaHatte

Fieldwork Completed
Subdiscipline/s: Socio-cultural

Specializations:

Moral economies, kinship, structural inequality, international development aid, applied/activist anthropology, Caribbean, Haiti

Mu Li

Pre-Fieldwork

Sue Ann McCarty

Fieldwork Completed
Subdiscipline/s: Archaeology

Specializations:

Near Eastern archaeology (esp. the Halaf cultural horizon); sociopolitical organization and inequality; non-state societies; political economy; Orientalism and nationalism in archaeology; faunal analysis; ceramic analysis; Southeast Turkey/Northern Mesopotamia.

Michelle Morgenstern

Pre-Fieldwork
Subdiscipline/s: Linguistics

Specializations:

Language ideology, youth, new media, education, ethics, critical pedagogy, United States

Nathalie Nahas

Fieldwork Completed

Jeffrey Nicola

Fieldwork Completed
Subdiscipline/s: Archaeology

Specializations:

Turkish Archaeology, Zooarchaeology, Archaeology of Taboo, Late Chalcolithic, Assyrian Colony, "Greek Dark Ages", Hittite Empire, Statistics, and Geographic Settlement Systems.

Susan Palazzo

Fieldwork Completed
Subdiscipline/s: Archaeology

Specializations:

Sardinia and southern mainland Italy; Mediterranean archaeology; faunal analysis; foodways; colonial situations; identity; non-elite households; cultural transitions

Mary Pancoast

Conducting Field Research
Subdiscipline/s: Socio-cultural

Specializations:

Human rights (women's rights, LGBT). Legal decisions and legal encounters; United States.

Xinyan Peng

Pre-Fieldwork
Subdiscipline/s: Socio-cultural

Specializations:

Linguistic anthropology, anthropology of Christianity, Protestantism, transnational migration, U.S., China

Saad Quasem

Pre-Fieldwork
Subdiscipline/s: Socio-cultural

Specializations:

South Asia 

Alessandro Questa

Fieldwork Completed
Subdiscipline/s: Socio-cultural

Specializations:

fieldwork with different groups in Mesoamerica (Mexico). Currently working with Nawa of Puebla. Previous research on ritual kinship, shamanism, personhood and mythology. Currently interested in ritual dances, masking practices and material culture.

Grace Reynolds

Fieldwork Completed
Subdiscipline/s: Linguistics

Specializations:

Catalonia, social movements, linguistic choice, narrative

Giancarlo Rolando

Fieldwork Completed
Subdiscipline/s: Socio-cultural

Specializations:

 Indigenous epistemologies, the production of appropriate human beings, personhood, shamanism, Amazonia, Pano

Ekaterina Sevastakis

Pre-Fieldwork
Subdiscipline/s: Archaeology

Specializations:

Zooarchaeology, Archaeology, Near East, Mediterranean

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